Kyrgyzstan Kickboxing Federation holds seminars for referees and judges

© Asian Kickboxing Confederation
© Asian Kickboxing Confederation

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, June 22, 2020: The Kyrgyzstan Kickboxing Federation held seminars over two days for referees and judges in a number of cities which drew the participation of more than 50 members.

The event held on June 12-13 was initiated by the National Olympic Committee of Kyrgyzstan in collaboration with the Federation and the Asian Kickboxing Confederation. The Asian governing body was represented by Daniel Obon, executive board member, who is also the president of Chinese Taipei Kickboxing Association. 

It was the first major kickboxing activity after the lockdown due to COVID-19 was lifted in the country. The first seminar was held in Osh city and Jalal-Abad city. The second seminar was held in the capital Bishkek

Salamat Ergeshov, Secretary General of the Kyrgyzstan NOC, said: “After the long period of lockdown due to COVID-19, the National Olympic Committee encourages National Sports Federations to resume their activities and to get ready for the National, Asian and International sport competitions.”

Ergeshov added: “The Asian Kickboxing Confederation has been established 24 years in Bishkek and we have great collaboration with and support its activities led by its President Nasser Nassiri.”

The seminar organising committee comprised Kyrgyzstan national chief coach Tahir Marasulov, Kyrgyzstan chief referee Alen Ofoyo and international judge/referee Ms. Alina Kamalova, under the guidance of Nasser Nassiri, Alexsandr Voinov president of Kyrgystan Kickboxing Federation, and Jeong Eun-cheon, technical director of the Asian Kickboxing Confederation.