Turkmen pal’vans (epic powerful men) won 25 medals for first day of Asian goresh and belt wrestling championship
26 June, 2016 (19:59)
Tags: Traditional Wrestling
Asian Turkmen goresh and belt wrestling championship has started yesterday in Martial Arts Sport Complex of the capital Olympic complex yesterday. Around 300 athletes from 16 countries – China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan and other participate in the competition. Medals for fights of goresh wrestlers (free style) were contested in the first day where Turkmen athletes, as expected, achieved good result, having conquered 25 medals – 12 golden, 10 silver and 3 bronze. It brought Turkmen national team to the first place in total count.
It is remarkable that advantage of our wrestlers was almost in all weight categories, where only Turkmen athletes met in the finals. Thus, goresh world championship – 2015 bronze medallist, master of sport of international class Lachyn Badaglyeva fought against Gulfiya Jumaeva in women final round up to 52 kilograms. The prize-winner of world competition conquered “the gold” Asian Championship by wonderful throw on the back, which considered as clear victory. G. Jumaeva received silver medal.
The final of men heavy weight wrestlers over 100 kg where twice world champion, master of sport of international class Rejepaly Orazliyev met with Annamyrat Myradov drew special attention. Hard but splendid victory gained R. Orazliyev in the course of difficult fight.
N. Kojobekov (up to 90 kg) from Kyrgyzstan conquered the only victory for foreign athletes.
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