A spiritual and educational event dedicated to the 85th anniversary of Honored Worker of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, Associate Professor Yuriy Ivanovich Kulakov was held at Karakalpak State University named after Berdakh.
Rector of Karakalpak State University named after Berdakh A.Reymov in his opening speech noted the significant role of the hero of the day in the history of sports of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Then he opened a solemn ceremony dedicated to the 85th anniversary of Yuriy Ivanovich Kulakov.
Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Karakalpakstan M.Kamalov made a speech on the contribution of the hero of the day to the development of sports in Karakalpakstan.
Then he read out a congratulatory message from the Supreme Council of the Republic of Karakalpakstan on the occasion of the anniversary.
And then he solemnly presented to Yuriy Ivanovich Kulakov the badge “Honorary Veteran”, which he was awarded by the decision of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Karakalpakstan.
At the event Chairman of the Council of Veterans of the University Professor B.Abdikamalov, Minister of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Karakalpakstan G.Bayniyazov, Senator of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan B.Matmuratov, Rector of Nukus State Pedagogical Institute named after Ajiniyaz B.Utemuratov, on behalf of sports veterans, holder of the Order of the Second Degree “Healthy Generation”, Master of Sports S.Abdigapbarov, Head of the Department of Biology and Physiology, Professor A.Matchanov, Head of the Department of Semiconductor Physics, Professor K.Ismaylov, Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Culture and Theory A.Kazakov made a speech and congratulated the hero of the day on his 85th birthday and noted his selfless work in contributing to the development of sports in our region.
As noted in the congratulation, during his labor activity, Yuriy Ivanovich Kulakov worked fruitfully in many responsible positions. Thanks to his talented organizational skills, he was the Dean of the Faculty for 15 years, for 15 years he was Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports, then Head of the University Professional Union, the first Vice-Rector for Spiritual and Educational Work in 1991-1992.
In 1964, Yu.I.Kulakov was the first in the Republic of Karakalpakstan to be awarded the title of “Volleyball Judge of the Republican Level”, and in 1969 by the Resolution of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Karakalpakstan he was awarded the title “Honored Cultural Worker”.
As a sports coach, Yu.I.Kulakov was able to found his own volleyball school in Karakalpakstan. Today the school founded by Yuriy Kulakov is continued by his followers Allayar Kazakov (coach of the boys ‘team) and Azat Kazakov (coach of the girls’ team).
During his speech, Yu.I.Kulakov expressed deep gratitude to the people of Karakalpakstan, especially the University community, in which he worked for many years.
Our people deeply respect the work of people who devote their life to educating young people and remain school of education for future generations.
KSU Press Service