Meeting with the champion

On 10 September, 2018, the owner of the gold medal in fencing at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia Dmitry Alexanin visited Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics in Astana. The school principal Zhakenov Meiram Amirzhanovich welcomed the athlete, who brought the first gold medal to Kazakhstan at the XVIII Summer Asian Games.
The head of the school “Fencing” club Churbakov Andrei Vladimirovich told briefly about a sensational victory of the fencer and how Dmitry defeated the stars of world fencing – Zhin San Zhong and San Jong Pak from South Korea. The meeting with the champion was held within the framework of a live dialogue. Young intellectuals asked the famous sportsman a lot of questions, they were interested in many topics – how the training takes place and how long it takes, how he overcomes worries before the performances and how he passes through defeats. During the meeting, the students of the school were given a unique opportunity to touch the gold medal, for which Dmitry fought with the best athletes of the world.
Thanking Dmitri for coming, the school principal handed over a souvenir and gave the athlete the book “Geometry of Astana”.