Two "silver" and "bronze" added to its asset Turkmen taekwondo sportsmen at the Asian Championship: 10 medals in two days
28 March, 2016 (16:28)
Turkmen taekwondo sportsmen continue successful performance at the Asian version of the ITF championship in the Kazakh city of Almaty. Today, the second day of competition, our compatriots have won 3 more medals - two silver and a bronze - in individual matches in the men's and women's groups.
Earlier it was reported that the first day of the championship of Asia, which involves several hundred athletes from 17 countries, Turkmenistan won 7 awards (gold, two silver and four bronze) in the individual and team complex exercises. Thus, only in the two days of competition in the asset of our team are ten medals that was reserved for us in the top five teams.
First and foremost it is worth noting the success Goshanyyaz Durdyev, who became vice-champion in the weight category up to 57 kilograms. The pupil of the 11th class of the Mary School for gifted children №24 on the current Asian Championships defied more senior and experienced rivals, which, as it turned out, our young countryman is second to none in the technical or in the physical and psychological preparation that has confirmed his pass to finals .
In the semifinals Goshanyyaz knocked out an experienced opponent from a very strong China team. In the showdown, where the Turkmen citizen confronted athlete from North Korea (the birthplace of the martial art of taekwondo), regular time ended in a draw. As a result of the additional round victory with the disagreement of the jury was still awarded to G.Durdyevs opponent. The result - a silver medal, but many experts believe that the main achievements in the promising Turkmen taekwondo is yet to come.
The second place was won today by Myakhri Agayeva. Turkmenistan ITF Federation Taekwondo coach in the final match in weight category up to 51 kg also met with the representative of the DPRK team and the results of two rounds in a bitter struggle still lost to her. Bronze Award in the account of Vepa Ovezov in the weight category up to 50 kg.
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