27 04 2021
OUR STUDENTS-ATHLETES PERFORM SUCCESSFULLY
In Tashkent the qualifying tournament for the rights of taking part at the XXXII Summer Olympic Games in swimming finished Uzbek Open Championship. More than 160 athletes from 4 countries took part at this championship (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, India, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Our compatriots performed successfully at the championship and won prize-winning places. At this competition our student-athlete Darya Semenova at the group swimming race for the distance 200 meters, swam in 2 minutes and 28,84 seconds won the 1st place. At 14 years old at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for the honor of the country in brass swimming in the distance of 100 meters she swam 1minute and 17,67 seconds and won the 2d place.
As a result, swimmers of Turkmenistan won 7 medals (2 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze).
One more student-athlete successfully performed at the international competitions for the honor of the country is Seyitjan Mirzayev. At the Asian Weightlifting Championship he lifted barbells in snatch and won the 2 d place.
At the championship among the 8 states-participants, S. Mirzayev performed at weightlifting of 61 kilograms. As a result, S. Mirzayev in snatch 133kg and 150 kg. in clean and jerk, totally won the 5th place.
We wish our Turkmen athletes great successes at the international competitions.