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Top 10 Richest Athletes of Kazakhstan

1. Gennady Golovkin

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Gennady Golovkin is the professional boxer of Kazakhstan who currently holds the combined WBC, WBA (Super), IBO middleweight and the IBO titles. He is ranked as the world No. 1 middleweight in 2016 by “The Ring Magazine”. He is also ranked as the third best boxer of the world, pound for pound by “The Ring” and ranked 5th by the BoxRec. The Ring also named him their magazine Fighter of the year. Gennady Golovkin estimated net worth is US $ 8.5 million and he is ranked at first in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

2. Vassiliy Jirov

Vassiliy Jirov

Vassiliy Jirov is the professional boxer from Kazakhstan and the former IBF cruiserweight champion and presently fighting out of Las Vegas under the Thell Torrence.  He won the Olympic gold medal for his country in 1996 at Atlanta. He made his international debut in 1997 at Las Vegas with the two round Knockouts. Jirov win the 11 fights in his first year of boxing career and all by knockout. He also won the WBC’s title and his estimated net worth is US $ 8.1 million and he is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

3. Nik Antropov

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Nik Antropov is the Kazakh-Canadian Ice hockey professional athlete and currently plays in the Kontinental Hockey League for the Barys Astana. He was expected to be drafted vey early in the second round of Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL Entry Draft in 1998 but due to dominant season in the Russian Super League and an international match against the Iceland where he scored 11 goals and take 26 important points, he was drafted 10th in the overall NHL Entry Draft. Nik Antropov estimated net worth is US $ 7.6 million and he is ranked at third in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

4. Samat Smakov

Samat Smakov

Samat Smakov is the Kazakhstan professional football player and currently he playing for FC Aktobe in the Kazakhstan Premier League. He starts his career from his hometown Semey and playing for FC Elimay and since that he played for several teams including the FC Rostov in the Russian Premier League. Samat is also the four times champion for the different clubs of Kazakhstan and has caption most of his club teams. Samat Smakov estimated net worth is US $ 7.5 million and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

5. Bakhtiyar Artayev

Bakhtiyar Artayev

Bakhtiyar Artayev is the Kazakhstan boxer and he won the gold medal for his country in the 2004 Summer Olympics. Bakhtiyar was also the winner of the award for the outstanding boxer Val Barker Trophy of the 2004 Summer Olympics. He was also appointed as the president of the Astana Presidential Sports Club in 2012. Bakhtiyar Artayev estimated net worth is US $ 6.9 million and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

6. Yaroslave Shvedova

 Yaroslave Shvedova

Yaroslave Shvedova is the Kazakh-Russian professional tennis player. She has won the one single title and the 11 double titles on the WTA tour along with the 4 singles and 4 female doubles title on the ITF tour. She achieved her best single tennis ranking of world No. 25 in 2012 but she ranks at No. 3 in the doubles ranking. She also has won the women’s doubles title of Wimbledon Championship in 2010 and the US Open in the same year. Yaroslave Shvedova estimated net worth is US $ 5 million and she is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

7. Galina Voskoboeva

Galina Voskoboeva

Galina Voskoboeva is the Kazakh-Russian professional tennis player and she achieves her career best ranking of world no. 42 in 2012 and she also ranked 26th in the women’s double tennis ranking. She has won the 2 ITF women’s single titles first in the Mont-de-Marsan in 2003 and second in the Cuneo in 2006 in her professional career. She is the first women tennis player to win the main draw in the single match in Azerbaijan. Galina Voskoboeva estimated net worth is US $ 4.3 million and she is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

8. Vitali Kolesnik

Vitali Kolesnik

Vitali Kolesnik is the professional ice hockey goaltender athlete from the Kazakhstan and currently he plays in the Kontinental Hockey League for the Lokomotiv Yaroslavi. He starts his professional ice hockey career with the Kazzinc-Torpedo and almost spends 5 years with the club, before he was signed by the Colorado Avalanche as the free agent in August 2005. Vitali Kolesnik estimated net worth is US $ 3.5 million and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

9. Andrei Karpovich

Andrei Karpovich

Andrei Karpovich is the Kazakhstan professional football player and currently he plays for the Altai Semey. He starts his professional football career for the FC Elimay in his hometown Semey and since that he played for several teams including the FC Dinamo Moskva which is the Russian side in 2007. He transferred to Kazakhstan team FC Lokomotiv Astana in February 2009. He is the man who scored the first ever goal for the Kazakhstan in the 2016 world cup qualifying match against the Ukraine. Andrei Karpovich estimated net worth is US $ 3.3 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

10. Ruslan Baltiev

Ruslan Baltiev

Ruslan Baltiev is the former Kazakhstan professional football player. He is the most capped player from the international football team of Kazakhstan. He starts his professional career in 1997 with the FC Zhetysu and after the successful first season he transfer to the Kazakhstan major football club FC Kairat and in the same year he made international debut for his country. Ruslan Baltiev estimated net worth is US $ 2.8 million and he is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Kazakhstan.

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