1st Student Profile

Besbayev, Olzhas

Nationality: Kazakhstani
Date of Birth:


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


Secretary General of Kazakhstan Taekwondo Federation – since 2023, Executive Director of the Kazakhstan Skating Union – since 2022.
Chief manager, Department of Sports Organizations Affairs, National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (November 2016-2022)
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


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


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