GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN NAMED OFFICIAL AMBASSADOR FOR WORLD EXPO 2017 IN WASHINGTON D.C.
Washington D.C. (April 1, 2016) Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin was named the Official Ambassador for Kazakhstan’s World EXPO 2017, on Thursday in Washington, D.C.
While in Washington D.C., Golovkin also met with the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev and numerous other dignitaries from Kazakhstan who wished him well in his upcoming fight on April 23rd in Los Angeles.
Said Golovkin, “It was a very special day for me and a great honor to be named the Official Ambassador for Kazakhstan’s World EXPO 2017.” Presenting the award to Golovkin was Akhmetzhan Yessimov, CEO of EXPO 2017 which will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Golovkin was accompanied to Washington, D.C. by Tom Loeffler, Managing Director of K2 Promotions.
“This is a great honor and a important designation for Gennady,” said Loeffler. “Although he is training hard for his upcoming fight, it was very important to be here and to accept the award in person. Gennady would only break camp for an event like this.”
More information on EXPO 2017 can be found on their website below.
Golovkin is a native of Kazakhstan and won the Silver Medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece as a member of their boxing team.
Photo Credit/K2 Promotions