On August 20, “CrossFit Astana Bolashak Cup 2016” was played among six corporate teams at Kh.Munaitpasov Central stadium of Astana city.
According to the rules of the competition, each team composed of 6 people presented 4 boys and 2 girls. The teams of “Bolashak” Association, “Samruk-Energy” JSC, “CVL” LLP, “Damu” Fund, “Reebok” company and Nazarbayev University Alumni Association were admitted and met mandatory requirements.
The battle for prizes and the title of the most athletic team took place in three stages and included rowing, sandbags carry on trolley and relay race. Member of “Samruk-Energy” JSC team Abitayev Anuar said that training brought together employees of the company. “During the training, each of us has become stronger because everyone placed success of the team above their fatigue, stratospheric heart rate from impressive physical exercises”.
As a result of games the Cup winner was the team of “Bolashak” Association, which won a cash prize in the amount of 600 thousand tenge. Participants of “Samruk-Energy” JSC team are on the second place (300 thousand tenge). Nazarbayev University Alumni Association took the third place in the top three.
Cross Fit is a relatively new and unconventional direction in sport. The competition aimed at identifying the most nimble, fast and strong team has been held for the second year in a row. Last year the fight for the cup was hosted in Almaty at a high-mountain skating rink “Medeo”. This year the organizers being "Bolashak" Association, the republican network "CrossFit Astana" held an event in the capital with the support of Astana city mayor’s administration.