Oct 13, 2022 TV project “Formula of Success” By odb-abai inNews On October 13, another shooting of the program “Formula of Success” on the TV channel “Saryarqa” took place with the participation of a young athlete, from Karaganda, bronze medalist of the Asian Table Tennis Championship Alan Kurmangaliyev. Students of the Higher Polytechnic and Higher Humanitarian Colleges gathered in the studio. The guest of the program, Alan, at the age of 15, is already known as the champion of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2021, the winner of the prestigious Asian tournament “Asia Hopes Week” in Bangkok, the silver medalist of the world tournament “2019 ITTF World Hopes Week and Challenge” in Salalah, the best cadet of the world in 2019 according to International Table Tennis Federation ITTF. This year, Alan Kurmangaliev became the first athlete in the history of table tennis in Kazakhstan to win a medal at the Asian Championship. This event took place in Laos, at the XXVI continental championship among juniors and cadets, where he took third place. “Before this Asian Championship, I played a lot of international competitions with good results. But this championship was the most important in my life,” the tennis player shared. Alan is certainly proud of his achievements. However, he admits that every victory is the result of hard work, discipline, dedication and support from loved ones. Alan Kurmangaliev came to table tennis at the age of 7. He liked this sport from the very first day. He even asked the coach to transfer him immediately from the beginner group to more professional guys, as they trained for 2-3 hours. His coach Elmira Aliyeva immediately noticed Alan’s abilities and aspirations. And, now, according to Alan, she gives him the opportunity to develop, inspires him, promotes him at the international level. The young athlete talked about how he overcomes difficulties, what he does in his free time, which countries he visited and how he copes with the excitement before the game, as well as about his main dream – to become an Olympic medalist. Alan, who has his own sporting achievements, shared his formula for success in the studio with his peers: “Push things to the end and never give up.” At the end of the program, active students received commemorative prizes from the athlete, he was also traditionally presented with the book “Words of Edification” by Abai Kunanbaev and a statuette, a symbol of success.