XXV championship of Kazakhstan among men's teams of the National league
National league, Final 4 FInal
23.04.2017, 17:00 Su
Arena: Velotrek «Saryarka» (Astana)
Main time
20:18 27:17 22:21 25:22
Game number: ПО-04
Spectators: 0
Barsy Atyrau

«Astana» is champion of Kazakhstan in season 2016/2017

23.04.2017, 21:00    Просмотров: 110
Источник: Press service
Автор: Almira Shakhaeva
During two days on Saryarka the republican cycle track, the games for the title of the best club in the country were held.
“Astana” basketball club had a flawless victory and got the title of champion of Kazakhstan.
In the final game against the team «Barsy Atyrau» metropolitan Gullivers won with a score of 94:78.
Robert Lowry became the best player of the match, scoring 25 points. Dmitry Gavrilov got 18 points, Ian Miller-17 points and Maxim Marchuk-13 points.
«Barsy Atyrau» won the second place; the team «Caspiy» from Aktau got the bronze medals respectively.
Also at the end of the championship, according to tradition, five best players of the championship of Kazakhstan were chosen:
  • The best guard — Traven Park (Barsy Atyrau)
  • The best point guard — Azim Yagodkin (Caspian, Aktau)
  • Best small forward — Rustam Ergali (Astana)
  • The best power forward — Anton Ponomarev (Astana)
  • The best centre — Mikhail Evstigneev (Barty Atyrau)
The championship is held under the auspices of the «90th Anniversary of Basketball in Kazakhstan». In connection with this event by the Order of the President of the National Basketball Federation the «Jubilee Medal» was issued to award the persons who greatly contributed to the development of basketball in our country.
Distinguishably the general manager of PBC “Astana”, Olympic champion, Valery Alekseevich Tikhonenko, received the first medal.
Summarising the results of this season, we can say that for «Astana» it turned out to be quite good. The tasks that were put before the team and the coaching staff were fulfilled. The team became the winner of the Kazakhstan Cup 2017, won the gold medals in the Championship of the RK, and also entered the playoffs of VTB United League.
Head coach of «Astana» Ilias Papatheodorou summed up the results of the championship:
- This was a tough game, I think we deserved this victory in the championship; we played aggressively and dominated the entire championship. I congratulate my players in the first place because they did their job very well. For us, this is a wonderful ending of the season; we managed to realise all the tasks that we set. Now we will rest for a couple of days, have a celebration, and then we will start preparing for the playoff game against CSKA.
Let's wish good luck to our players and once again we congratulate on the first place of the Championship of the National League of the RK.

Information about the opponent

Established year: 2005 Team colors: white, green
Country: Kazakhstan Arena: ASU H. Dosmukhamedov
City: Atyrau Website: www.bcbarsy.kz


«Barsy Atyrau» — is a Kazakhstan's professional men's basketball team from the city of Atyrau.

In 2003, for the first time in Atyrau basketball team was created, and it was named “Barsy Atyrau». The team was founded after the Basketball Federation of Atyrau Oblast, which was fouded in 2001. Also, this time the children's team «Jas Kanat» was established, which began its successful performance in the national championships in its age group.  In 2003 team «Barsy Atyrau” was organized by the joint efforts of FBAO and Tourism Department of Atyrau region, and Orsk Basketball Sports Federation.
At the root of the team management were Nariman Baibosyn, the President of the Basketball Federation of Atyrau region, Salamat Tuleuov, the Vice President of FBAO, Bulat Muhambetkaliev, the Vice President FBAO, Kazbek Imangali, the Head of Tourism and Sports of Atyrau oblast, Anatoliy Khan, the Deputy Head of Tourism and Sport, Amantay Thurgau, the Coach, Leonid Novikov (Orsk — Russia), the Consultant.
In the 2007/2008 season women's team, «Barsy Atyrau», was created under the supervision of Anatoly Kim, the Honored Coach of the Republic of Kazakhstan -.
The club won its first trophy in 2009, becoming the winner of Kazakhstan Cup.
In the 2010/2011 season, Barsy became the champions of Kazakhstan, beating Kostanay Tobol in the final.
In 2010, the Barsy joined the Baltic Basketball League, becoming the first team from Central Asia, which has ever participated in this league. In the seasons 2010/2011 and 2011/2012, Barsy played in the Challenge Cup of the second division. After the abolition of divisions in the 2012/2013 seasons the team reached the 1/16 final. In the seasons 2013/2014 and 2015/2016, the club entered playoffs, but lost in the first round.
In the 2015/2016 season, Barsy became twice champions of Kazakhstan, defeated in the final by Astana.
  • Kazakhstan Championship Winner: 2010/2011, 2015/2016
  • Silver medallist of Kazakhstan: 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014
  • Winner of Major League: 2014/2015
  • Winner of the Kazakhstan Cup: 2009
  • The finalist of the Cup of Kazakhstan: 2010, 2011, 2012

Overall team photo

Barsy Atyrau