ALUMNI PROFILE

1st Student Profile

Besbayev, Olzhas

Nationality: Kazakhstanis
Date of Birth: December 16, 1986

EDUCATION

Seoul National University, Korea
Master's degree in Sport Management (Dream Together Master)
Kazakh Humanities and Law University, Kazakhstan
Bachelor’s degree in Economics

WORK EXPERIENCE

Chief manager, Department of Sports Organizations Affairs, National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (November 2016-Present)
President, Astana Taekwondo Federation, Kazakhstan (February 2015 – 2016)
Manager, Kazakhstan Taekwondo Federation, Kazakhstan (February 2015 – 2016)
Executive Coach, Astana Olympic preparation center (May 2013-August 2013)
• Couching, office procedures, elaboration of individual programs for athletes of Taekwondo
Senior manager, Kazkom Bank (February 2013-May 2013)
Assistant to Director, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Kazakhstan, Culture department (Korean Culture Center) (August 2009 - January 2013)
• Contributed to development of Korean culture in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
• Held various sports and cultural activities
Professional taekwondo athlete, Martial arts club “Astana Batyry” Kazakhstan
(July 2007- May 2009)
• Participated in republican and international
• Participated in training camps

HONORS AND AWARDS

2006 Kazakh Humanities and Law University Annual Award (2007)
• Best athlete of the year
Received the appreciation letter from Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) (2009)
• For developing and contribution of taekwondo
Received the appreciation letter from World Taekwondo Federation President April (2014)
• For dedicated service and outstanding contribution to the development of Taekwondo

PERSONAL

Languages: Korean (Fluent), English (Fluent), Russian (Native), Kazakh (Native)
• Interests: Sports, Reading, Traveling