Impressive work is underway to attract young people to sports in our beloved Motherland. In this context, competitions in different sports are of great importance in encouraging children to do sports. The work of the sports schools, which have ample opportunities to hold such competitions, increases the enthusiasm of children. On July 25 – 30, a Greco-Roman wrestling tournament ‘Hazar deňziniň duşuşyklary’ was held in Turkmenbashi. The athletes from the sports school 5 of the Ashgabat Main Department on Sports and Youth Policy, coached by A.Geldiyev and M.Soltanov, took part in the event. The young athletes performed successfully in their weight classes and repaid the trust of their coaches.

Awarding winners in Avaza

«7/24. tm», № 32 (115), 08.08. 2022 On August 3, 2022, a solemn ceremony in honour of the participants of the Silk Way Rally-Raid 2022 and the members of the national team who performed at the Youth and Junior Asian Weightlifting Championships took place in the Avaza national tourism zone.

Silver medals of the Turkmen volleyball players at the international event

The national volleyball team of Turkmenistan won the silver medals at the 2022 Central Asian Challenge Cup held in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic. 17 people represented the Turkmen team that participated in the international event. The delegation consisted of 14 athletes, a coach, a referee and a team leader. The competition between the national teams of the Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan was very close. Head-to-head matches revealed the opponents in the semi-finals. The national volleyball team of Turkmenistan defeated the national team of Kazakhstan 3:2 in the first match, and won the volleyball players from the Kyrgyz Republic in the second match – 3:2. Our compatriots defeated the national team of Uzbekistan 3:0 in the third match. These results brought the Turkmen team 7 points in 3 games. Thus, our national team topped the first round standing.

A solemn ceremony for athletes

A solemn ceremony for the athletes who won medals at the World, Asian Championships and international events was held in the conference hall of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Policy of Turkmenistan. First, the leading sports experts and coaches of the country made their speeches at the ceremony. They highlighted the impressive development of the sports system in Turkmenistan. The participants emphasized the importance of the 2025 World Sambo Championships to be held in the Turkmen capital. Their speeches were very informative. Hajy Rahmanov, the head of the Athletics Federation of Turkmenistan, offered the heartiest congratulations to the athletes and emphasized that they will achieve great success in the future.

The Glory of the Motherland is Growing With New Sport Achievements

Honouring the Winners of International Tournaments On the instructions of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, a ceremony to honour athletes who had won prizes in recent major international competitions – the Silk Way Rally Raid-2022, held in the Russian Federation, and the Asian Weightlifting Championships among juniors and youth, held in the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the city of Tashkent, last month – was held in the Avaza national tourism zone.

Ready for new bright victories

last Wednesday, the Avaza national tourism zone hosted a ceremony of awarding valuable gifts to athletes-winners of the Silk Way Rally-2022, which had started on July 7 in Astrakhan, and the Asian Weightlifting Championships among juniors and youth, held in Tashkent. The solemn action was held on the instructions of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov. It took place in the building of sports games for 2,000 seats of the Avaza multifunctional sports complex. The significant event was attended by members of the organising committee for the award ceremony, representatives of interested ministries and departments, the Motor Sports and Weightlifting Federations of Turkmenistan, the sports community, youth and respected elders. In the design of the vast area of the ultra-modern gym and the scenario embodiment of the idea of the organisers of the commemorative event, advanced multimedia technologies that combined into a single whole video images, accompanying text and the real action of the ceremony participants were used. The award ceremony was held against the background of two large-format monitors installed along the edges of the podium, on which the heroes of the day rose and received congratulations and gifts on behalf of Arkadagly Serdar.

Sport is a messenger of peace and friendship

«7/24. tm», № 31 (114), 01.08. 2022 In the modern world, sport is a significant aspect of international cooperation, which significantly contributes to creating an atmosphere of friendship, mutual trust and understanding among nations. Turkmenistan takes consistent efforts to strengthen and expand relations with the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Council of Asia and international sports associations.

Fight for clean sport

«7/24. tm», № 31 (114), 01.08. 2022 The National Anti-Doping Agency of Turkmenistan takes effective steps to prevent and combat doping in sports in compliance with the Law of Turkmenistan On Doping in Sports, the World Anti-Doping Code of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Standard for Education (ISE). The National Anti-Doping Agency of Turkmenistan conducts training seminars on adverse health effects of doping, the rights and obligations of athletes, the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), as well as anti-doping rules and doping control procedure for athletes, coaches and sports experts.

Central asian challenge cup

«7/24. tm», № 31 (114), 01.08. 2022 The Turkmen volleyball players defeated the Uzbekistan national team in the Central Asian Challenge Cup semifinals. The game ended 3:0 (25:20, 25:10, 25:15).

Cameroon wins african sambo championships in yaounde

«7/24. tm», № 31 (114), 01.08. 2022 The Cameroon national team took the first team place at the home African Championships in Sport and Combat SAMBO. The tournament, held in Yaounde on July 16-17, was attended by the strongest sambists from 15 states of the continent.