ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba and the ASBC management are sending their sincere condolences to Mr. Bolat Temirov’s family

The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation and Vice-President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Mr. Anas Alotaiba, furthermore and the whole ASBC management are sending their sincere condolences to Kazakhstan’s Bolat Temirov’s family following his father Mr. Bissen Temirov passed away at the age of 94 due to his serious health problems.

Mr. Bolat Temirov was born in 1969 in the city of Guryev which name later officially changed to Atyrau when Kazakhstan became independent. He won the National Championships of Kazakhstan during the Soviet Union period from 1989 and following that he continued that winning series in the independent Republic of Kazakhstan.

Bolat Temirov was member of the Soviet Union national team in the 1990 AIBA World Cup in Dublin where he reached the quarter-finals. He won the Soviet Union National Cup and the Soviet Union National Championships in 1991. He represented the Soviet Union in the 1991 European Boxing Championships where he lost to only eventual winner Istvan Kovacs of Hungary in the last eight. Temirov attended under the flag of the Soviet Union in the Sydney 1991 AIBA World Boxing Championships.

He claimed gold medal at the 1992 Commonwealth of Independent States Championships but he was not selected to attend in the Barcelona Olympic Games that year. Temirov represented the independent Kazakhstan from 1993 and competed for his nation two more AIBA World Boxing Championships in Tampere and in Berlin. His father Bissen supported his sports career from his childhood and became proud of his son’s results. May his soul will rest in peace in Kazakhstan.

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