Astana Presidential Sports Club

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Astana Presidential Sports Club
Astana Presidential Club Logo.png
Founded December 24, 2012
Based in Astana, Kazakhstan
President Bakhtiyar Artayev
Members Astana Pro Team
Astana Water Polo Club
Barys Astana
FC Astana
BC Astana
Astana Arlans
Astana Dakar Team
Denis Ten
Ilya Ilyin
Gennady Golovkin

The Astana Presidential Sports Club (Kazakh: Астана Президенттік спорт клубы; full: Professional Presidential Sports Club Astana: Kazakh: Астана Президенттік профессионалды спорт клубы) is a multi-sports club founded by Nursultan Nazarbayev in 2012 to develop the brand Astana and the capital of Kazakhstan, and to support sports teams and athletes that represent Kazakhstan in the international arena.[1][2] The club is sponsored by national welfare fund Samruk-Kazyna.[3] Bakhtiyar Artayev was appointed as a president of the club.[4]

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  1. ^ Ilyas Omarov (July 4, 2013). "Astana Presidential Sports Club Launched". The Astana Times. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "President's sport club opened in Astana". TengriNews.kz. December 24, 2012. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ "In Astana, there was presented a new multi-sport club «Astana»". Samruk-Kazyna. July 5, 2013. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bakhtiyar Artayev heads 'Astana' Presidential Sports Club". TengriNews.kz. December 24, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Gennady Golovkin to join ‘Astana’ President’s professional club". Kazakh TV. November 14, 2013. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 

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