Turkmen paralympic athletes continue to compete for slots in Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The delegation of the National Paralympic Committee of Turkmenistan, led by Head Coach in Para Powerlifting, Honoured Coach of Turkmenistan Tahyr Shorahanov, came back from Georgia, where it performed at the World Para Powerlifting European Open Championships together with 30 participating nations. These competitions are the mandatory qualifying event of the second stage of the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Our athletes won 5 medals: 3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze.

Turkmen delegation participates in 41st OCA General Assembly

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 On October 3-5, 2022, the delegation of Turkmenistan led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B. Myatiev paid a working visit to Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia to participate in the 41st General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia. According to the agenda, the committees of the Olympic Council of Asia and the organizing committees of the Summer and Winter Asian Games presented their reports. The General Assembly focused on the promotion of cooperation in sports in the Asian region, the exchange of best practices in the preparation of athletes, the role of sport in ensuring peace, the principles of respect and the expansion of opportunities for social integration. The partcipants discussed the possibilities of holding major international sporting events in Turkmenistan in the coming years.

Sensations and discoveries of World Sambo Championships 2022 in Bishkek

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The World Sambo Championships were held in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) from 11 to 13 November. Sambists from 50 countries and the refugee team fought for the right to stand on the pedestal. In total, about 500 athletes performed at the World Championships.

Egypt to Host 2023 World Sambo Championships, Dominican Republic to Host 2023 World Beach Sambo Championships

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The competitions of the strongest sambists of the planet will be held in this country on November 10-12. This decision was adopted by the Executive Board of the International Sambo Federation. The Dominican Republic will host the World Beach Sambo Championships in August. Also, the decisions on the date and place of other competitions were adopted. According to the draft international calendar, the Asian and Oceania Beach Sambo Championships, which will be held in Bahrain in February, will open the year.

Refugee athlete to perform for the first time at World Sambo Championships

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 An athlete from the refugee team performed for the first time at the World Sambo Championships in Bishkek, which was held under the auspices of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS).

Turkmenistan after 27 years

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 A historic event in the history of Turkmen sports took place at the 47th World Sambo Championships in Bishkek. After 27 years, a representative of Turkmenistan won the world champion title among men in this sport. This remarkable achievement was gained in the under 64 kg category by a serviceman from Malikguly Berdimuhamedov military unit 1001 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Master of Sports from Ashgabat Muhammet Kossekov.

World Youth, Junior and Cadets Sambo championships in Yerevan

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The World Youth, Junior and Cadets Sambo Championships were held in Yerevan from 14 to 16 October. For 3 days, cadets, youth and juniors from 23 countries fought for the right to stand on the podium in Armenia. In total, about 500 athletes took part in the major continental sambo tournament.

Paris 2024 organising committee unveils its mascot

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The Or­ga­ni­sing Com­mit­tee for the Pa­ris 2024 Olym­pic and Pa­ra­lym­pic Ga­mes has unvei­led the of­ficial mascot for the Ga­mes.

Referee from Indonesia receives FIAS Porcelain Whistle

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The solemn award ceremony of the FIAS Porcelain Whistle to the best referee of the year took place on November 13 as part of the World SAMBO Championships 2022, which was held in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan). By the decision of the Technical Commission of the International Sambo Federation, Maria Stella Rosario from Indonesia received this award.

Source of information for sports fans

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 4 (16), 2022 The official website of the State Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of Turkmenistan ( regularly brings its readers the latest sport news within the country and abroad. The site offers materials on its pages in the Turkmen, English and Russian languages.