President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov went out to Karakum Desert by sport vehicle. His son Serdar – the deputy of the Mejlis and Honoured Coach of the country, accompanied him in the ride.
In the last years, Turkmen sportsmen actively participate in international competitions and win the prizes. Triumphant performance of our athletes at V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games was a bright evidence to this. Most of the medals of Turkmenistan National team at Ashgabat 2017 Games were won by the representatives of National Martial Arts Federation, which is chaired by Honoured Coach of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.
Due to personal example of the Head of the State, the popularity of automobile sports has grown significantly, large-scale events are held and integrated measures for the development of automobile sport are taken. This is indicated by recent demonstration test rides of racing vehicles under the preparation to coming International Rally “Amul – Hazar 2018”.
Auto- and moto- sport centre are opened in different part of the country and the capital. They are very popular among the youth. The fact that Turkmen auto sport team activates the participation in international competitions proves the success of the policy of the Leader of the Nation in this sphere. The President of Turkmenistan was the one who initiated International Rally Kazan – Ashgabat back in 2009 where our sportsmen achieved high results.
During the ride across the Karakums, the Head of the State and his son shared the opinions on the issues of coming International Rally “Amul Hazar 2018”. According to the proposal of the Head of the State, this ride will run along the Great Silk Road.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov notes that the health of the nations is priceless treasure. Deservingly continuing the traditions of our nation, one of which is to bring up physically fit and morally strong young generation, the State builds big sport and equestrian complexes, stadiums, numerous specialized sport schools, sanatoriums and recreation centres meeting international standards in the country. Large investments are used and national programmes and integrated reforms are implemented for the development of mass physical training, sports and Olympic movement.
This is such policy of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov that is the foundation of the rapid growth of the authority of our country as sport state recently. Owing to restless selfless activity of the Head of the State, physical training and sports of high achievements received strong impulse for the development in Turkmenistan. The Law on Physical Training and Sports as well as relative important programmes providing all conditions for training and improvement of sportsmen’s and coaches’ skills have been adopted in the country. Therefore, everything possible is made for our athletes would be able to achieve high results and deservingly represent Turkmenistan in the world’s sports arenas.
Along with numerous successes of our sportsmen at various international tournaments, the conduct of V Asian Games in Ashgabat was another victory, which the people of the country has achieved under the leadership of the Head of the State who is active supporter of healthy life style. This is the initiative of the President of the country that let National sports movement to reach such high level.
Being the member of International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Council of Asia, our country makes specific proposals aimed at the development of the Olympic movement and consolidation of international sports cooperation. These initiatives for the assertion of global peace, friendship and constructive partnership receive wide support and recognitions of the world community.
During the trip with his son, the Head of the State noted great potential of Karakums planes for the development of automobile sports on international level.
This ride across the desert made by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in one of warm spring days was another evidence of significant attention of the Head of the State to the popularization of this sport in our country.
In this regard, it is worth mentioning the importance of National Automobile Sport Centre in the capital with modern racetrack and regular national championships held there. Systematic supply of the fleet of racing vehicles attracted greater number of the youth to this sport as well as resulted in the improvement of the skills of racing cars pilots.
All of these made favourable prepositions for conducting o big international auto sport competitions in Turkmenistan including Amul – Hazar 2018 rally. Undoubtedly, this coming event will be another important step toward further assertion of the status of our country as a sport state, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted finishing Sunday ride.
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