Curling is a sport on ice rink in which members of two teams slide stones made of granite weighing about 20 kilograms towards a target area.
Curling is one of the oldest types of sports, the history of which originates in the small town of Dunblane, Scotland. It was there, at the bottom of a drained pond, a stone for curling was found with the date "1511" carved on it.
Once a new and outlandish sport - curling – made interested Kazakhstani athletes in the early 2000s. And by November 2003, Kazakhstan Curling Association was officially established.
To make the first correct steps to the game, Kazakhstani sportsmen were assisted by Russian curler Alexander Kirikov and two well-known experts from Canada, Kis Wenddorf and Smith Kirk.
More than 1000 sportsmen are involved in curling in eleven regions of the republic. In the meantime, curling departures of Astana city operates at children's and youth sports schools and sport clubs.
For any questions about enlisting your child into a Curling group, please use the contact details below:
Tel.: +7 (701) 388-26-93