Serik Sapiyev

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Mr Serik Sapiyev, a renowned boxer from Kazakhstan, was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Sport in August 2013, in recognition of his commitment to promoting education and sport programmes in favour of young people in Kazakhstan. Mr Sapiyev is a two-time world champion and a winner of the London Olympic Games 2012.

As Sport Director of the Kazakh Boxing Federation, he encourages the development of sports in Kazakhstan.

In addition, he is an active supporter of the Astana Alumni Association, a non-governmental organization that promotes education and sports initiatives, as well as youth leadership and charity events.

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