This year, as part of the most significant sporting events for South Korea “PyeongChang2018”, the organizers approved a list of honourable individuals who took part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Jeju Island, South Korea. This list also included the name of the Kazakhstan national – CEO of Almaly Holding, President of National Paralympic Committee Kairat Boranbayev.
“It is a great honour for me to represent Kazakhstan at such a significant sporting event. Olympic Games is a mass sports project, which attracts world’s attention. It is important that the Paralympic sport is if equal importance and significance to the Olympic sport. In particular, if we talk about the development of Paralympic sports in Kazakhstan, then it is actively gaining momentum and now there is a tendency that Paralympic sport is becoming more popular in our country. Taking part in the Olympic Flame Torch Relay as the current President of National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan is a striking example of this. I wish all participants of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games “PyeongChang 2018″ bright victories and fair competition.”
Note that the Olympic flame was officially passed on to the delegation of the Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018 in Athens (Greece). The start of Olympic flame handover took place on October 24, and today he arrived at the airport in Inchon, (South Korea). Has to be mentioned that for South Korea this will be the second Olympic Torch Relay, whereas the first such event took place in 1988 before the start of the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, and 30 years later, South Korea again takes part in such significant event for the country.