The II CIS Games, which were held in the Republic of Belarus, closed. The Turkmen athletes performed in 13 sports at these international competitions. The medallists in 20 sports of the tournaments that took place on the sports arenas in 11 cities of the Republic of Belarus were announced. The participation of athletes from the CIS states, as well as Asia and Africa, increased interest in these competitions. The Turkmen athletes displayed their outstanding skills and techniques in the struggle for medals with experienced sportsmen. They took a decent place in the medal table of the II CIS Games. We are presenting their results to our readers.
A Turkmen weightlifter Yulduz Jumabayeva won a silver medal in the under 49 kg weight category. She lifted 161 kg (71+90) in two events and lost first place to Elizaveta Khatkina from Russia (total 171 kg/77+94). A Turkmen weightlifter Ali Babamuradov won a silver medal in the under 55 kg weight category with a total result of 215 kg (95+120).