15.12.11 15:25

Turkmenistan’s power lifters get into top five at Asian Championship

Turkmenistan’s sportsmen have won ten medals of various denomination and hit five national records at the Asian Powerlifting Championship in the city of Kobe (Japan). The title of the continent's strongest athletes was contested by representatives of 12 countries.

As the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent was told in the State Sports Committee, in the team event the men's team of Turkmenistan has got into top five, while the women’s team came the seventh.

The world-class athlete S. Movlamova (women's tournament) and master of sports E. Gadyrmamedov (men’s tournament) brought three medals for the team. Medals were also awarded to Yu. Kurbanov, R. Atayev, T. Sattarov and M. Nursahatov, honored Master of Sports, participant of three World Cups and repeated medalist of continental championships.

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