Bishkek (the Kyrgyz Republic) hosted the U-23 Asian Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships. The welcome news from the tournament demonstrated that the Turkmen school of freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling has a great future.
Our compatriot Kakabay Kakabaev competed in the 65-kilogramme weight class event and won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships. Alp Arslan Begenjov, a member of the youth freestyle wrestling team of Turkmenistan, became the champion of Asia in the 65-kilogramme weigh class event (U-17). Our compatriot is a 9-grader at the Young Olympians School, who has already triumphed at large international and national competitions. The talented wrestler won the international tournament in Romania in May this year.