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National record of Turkmenistan was set in Brazil again
Turkmen power lifters started competitions with strongest athletes of the world during Olympic Games continued in Brazil. Gulnabat Kadyrova (69 kg weight category) stepped on the podium of major competitions of the planet.
Our compatriot competed in group “B”. First and second attempts in “snatch” were effective: she confidently locked in the weights of 85 and 90 kilograms. Third attempt, where she requested 94 kg, was unsuccessful.
In next discipline – clean and jerk, Turkmen sportswoman made two technically wrong two attempts, but in third, perfectly managed to lift 105 kg. thus, Gulnabat completed her first round with result of 195 kg in total, what became not only her personal achievement but a new national record of our country. The previous one was 192 kg and set by her during spring Asian championship.
Another Turkmen power lifter, Hojamuhammed Toychiev, who is silver medallist of continental level competition in absolute weight category above 105 kilograms, will start his contest on august 16.
On August 15 and 17, Turkmen track and field athletes will enter the Olympic stadium of Rio de Janeiro. Elena Ryabova, declared for 200 meters sprint distance, starts from quarter final and Amanmyrat Hommadov will compete in hammer throw tournament.
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