The national sport in Turkmenistan? Weightlifting, of course!

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 2 (18), 2023 After the conclusion of the fifth day and 14th event at the IWF World Youth Championships in Durres, Turkmenistan is the second most medalled country in Albania, with a total of 10 awards, six of them gold. The Philippines are the actual leaders of the medal chart, with 12 podium presences (including seven victories). The latest success for the Asian nation came in the women’s 64kg, where Gulalek Kakamyradova got a bronze in the snatch, lifting 88kg. With three days to go, Turkmen officials hope that more top-3 finishes will come.

203 years on two wheels

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 2 (18), 2023 The bicycle has long been a symbol of perfect design. It's been 203 years since the invention of the bicycle.

Sambo was included in the program of the 13th African Games

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 2 (18), 2023 SAMBO was included in the program of the 13th African Games, which will be held next year in Ghana, as a demonstration sport. The corresponding decision was made at a meeting of the Organizing Committee of the Games, held on May 17.

Top 5 interesting kinds of sport

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 2 (18), 2023 Sport is movement, and movement is life, so it is important to do sports. There are top 5 interesting sports:

Asia and Oceania SAMBO Championships in Astana made history

«7/24 tm» № 25 (160) 19.06.2023 The capital of Kazakhstan hosted the Asia and Oceania SAMBO Championships from 7 to 11 June. The main continental tournament was held among adults, juniors, youth, masters, as well as among blind and visually impaired athletes.

Turkmenistan is the country of sports

Turkmenistan achieved great success in the development of all spheres of the national economy under the leadership of the President of Turkmenistan in a short period. Achievements in sports should be noted especially. The concern for development of the system has resulted in the construction of new sports facilities, stadiums, sports complexes and schools. Moreover, great importance has been attached to the construction of modern sports halls and water sports complexes in the villages, towns, and regional centres in recent years. The Ashgabat Olympic Village is the largest complex of sports facilities in Central Asia. The Village has become an amazing decoration of the Turkmen capital. Excellent conditions are provided at the Olympic Village for athletes to hold the training sessions.

300th birth anniversary of poet Magtymguly Fraghi to be included in UNESCO’s list of international commemorations in 2024-2025

«7/24 tm». № 24 (159) 12.06.2023 At its 216th session, the UNESCO Executive Board approved the proposals from Member States for the celebration of anniversaries in 2024-2025 with which UNESCO could be associated. Following the discussion, the Executive Board considered and recommended to the General Conference that UNESCO be associated with the celebration of 46 anniversaries. These include the proposal on the 300th birth anniversary of the poet Magtymguly Fraghi submitted by Turkmenistan with the support of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Ukraine

Kazakhstan to host world masters sambo championships

«7/24 tm». № 24 (159) 12.06.2023 The World Masters Sambo Championships will be held in the Kazakh city of Uralsk (Oral) on September 8-10. This decision was made at the meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Sambo Federation.

Saparmurat Atabaev ranks among top three chess players in World Cup Central Asian Zone

«7/24 tm». № 24 (159) 12.06.2023 According to the results of the zonal event of the Chess World Cup, which was held in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) from May 26 to June 3, the three chess players with the same number of points shared the podium. Saparmurat Atabaev from Turkmenistan, Grandmaster Nodirbek Yakubboev from Uzbekistan and International Master Alisher Suleimenov from Kazakhstan scored 6.5 points in 9 rounds of the open (men’s) category.

Bright Victory of Turkmen Tennis Players

The Central Asian team tennis championships taking place on the courts of the Olympic Complex, in which boys and girls under 12 years old from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are taking part, are coming to an end in Ashgabat. For the second time, Turkmenistan hosts the regional tournament held under the auspices of the International (ITF) and Asian (ATF) Tennis Federations. Four years ago, at the same championships of Central Asia in Ashgabat, our teams of boys and girls took the third place. And the day before, Turkmen tennis players took a serious step towards winning silver medals, defeating the team of Uzbekistan for the first time in history.