The first Olympic silver medal in the history of independent Turkmenistan was won today by the master of sports from Ashgabat Polina Guryeva at the Tokyo Games. The student of the Turkmen State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports achieved this success in the weight category up to 59 kg, in which representatives of 14 countries competed.
Players of Turkmen Ahal with 3:1 win over Tajik Ravshan in the group round of Asian Football Confederation Cup. Both teams are in E Group, which matches are held in centralized format at Dolen Omurzakov Stadium without spectators according to the requirements of the AFC. Elman Tagayev has distinguished himself with two goals on the 14th and 18th minutes, another goal was scored by Kurban Annayev on the 63rd minute in our team. Among the winner of Tajikistan’s Cup, Daler Shomuradov has distinguished himself from the penalty on the 52nd minute.
Small bronze medal in clean and jerk in the weight category above 109 kg of 2018 World Weightlifting Championship in Ashgabat has been added to the list of awards of Turkmen weightlifter Hojamuhammet Toychiyev. It was handed over to our weightlifter on the final day of the Asian Championship in Tashkent by representatives of the Asian Weightlifting Federation. Representative of Turkmenistan national team has informed this news to our reporter.
Master of Sports from Mary Aysoltan Toychiyeva has won two bronze medals in snatch and in total result of two disciplines at Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent. 24-year old foster of Honored Coach of Turkmenistan Ikram Matkarimova achieved this success in non-Olympic weight category up to 81 kg, in which 8 sportswomen from 7 countries competed.
Master of Sports, Coach of sport school of Gurbansoltan-eje district, Dashoguz Region Gulnabat Kadyrova has brought three medals to collection of Turkmenistan’s team.
Two silver medals, in clean and jerk and in total, were won by Turkmen weightlifter Maksat Meredov at Asian Championship in Tashkent. 21-year old student of Turkmen State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports, foster of the school of the highest sport skill had this success in the weight category up to 73 kg with personal record of 336 kg (snatch – 147, clean and jerk – 189).
Performance of Turkmen swimmers at the Open Championship of Uzbekistan, which was held in Tashkent on April 12 – 17, resulted in 7 various medals and 5 national records.
Sportsmen of Turkmenistan National Football Team will have three remaining qualification matches of 2020 World Cup in the Republic of Korea. This decision has been taken by the Asian Football Confederation.
In accordance with a Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Sport and Youth Policy has been authorized to hold the Davis Cup event (which was previously due to take place on June 8-15, 2020) at the Tennis Complex, Ashgabat Olympic Park on September 6-12, 2021 in collaboration with the Tennis Federation of Turkmenistan and the International Tennis Federation.