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Turkmen kickboxing athletes have excellently performed at the international tournament in Riga
28 March, 2017 (12:24)
Source: State News Agency of Turkmenistan
Turkmen kickboxing athletes have excellently performed in the international tournament in the capital of Latvia, Riga. Under the guidance of instructor of the national team Alexander Snagovsky have secured 29 medals, 16 of which gold, eight - silver and five - bronze for the sports achievements of the country.
Turkmen fighters won first place in the total team score in the full-contact discipline, having secured in this version nine gold, three silver and one bronze medal.
To the higher step of the podium as a part of our team have risen: Nurmuhammet Ataev (under 54 kg), Ramin Kasymov (under 57 kg), Said Fakirov (under 81 kg), Ylham Geldimammedov (over 91 kg), Aygul Babayeva (under 50 kg), Sayara Bahramova (under 52 kg), Farida Kutlimyradova (under 56 kg), Bibinabat Charyeva (under 63,5 kg) and Gulzada Charykulyeva (under 65 kg).
Silver medals were won by Aynabat Jumamyradova (under 50 kg), Aygozel Kurbangeldieva (under 52 kg) and Selbi Kulysheva (under 60 kg), and "bronze" – by Hajimyrat Geldimammedov (under 75 kg).
Almost all above mentioned kickboxerxs also distinguished in category К-1 in which they won five gold, as many silver and four bronze medals. One more gold was secured in the light contact contact by Silab Silabov (under 57 kg).
Thanks to the qualitative work of the trainers of the national federation of kickboxing, from tournament to tournament the level of preparation of Turkmen sportsmen who should compete for awards of the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games, grows.