The winners and prize-winners of the second petanque tournament of «Ashgabat Tissot open-2016» are defined
01 November, 2016 (12:06)
Source: State News Agency of Turkmenistan
The city team "Yenish" wins gold awards and victorious Cup who beat the athletes “Berkarar" in the final match with the scores13:12.
The competition, organized by the Ashgabat club "Petanque Turkmenistan" and representations of «Buig» and «Tissot» foreign companies took place in the discipline of« Triple »- mixed team (men and women) competitions. The preliminary phase is that the contestants are divided into four groups; the first and second places are given the right to further fight for the medals in the playoff game.
The team captain shows the best sporting qualities is Sapar Durdyyev, distinguished by accuracy of throwing metal balls. Also, it is noted the game of Victor Delegach and Violetta Pakhomova, who made no less contribution to the "golden" success of "Jenysh". The composition of the vice-champions is included: Oleg Yevsukov, Suray Kalmuradova and Elena Gridchina. The bronze medal is awarded by Takhir Tedjenov, Pavel Gasparyan and Sahra Nurberdyeva from "MTC" team.
It is recently, Petanque began to develop in our country. However, Turkmen athletes’ asset gets already quite high achievements in the competitions at the international level. Namely, the bronze medals of IV Asian Beach Games held in Thailand in 2014. This success will receive a wide popularization of this kind of sport among our compatriots attracting large number of young people to Ashgabat petanque section. Thus, in contrast to the first tournament which gathered than 10 teams, and out of 18, eight are city; ten are representing the diplomatic missions and foreign companies in Turkmenistan take part in current competitions.
Currently, the Turkmen followers of petanque are to prepare for the national tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Ashgabat in the last days of the current month. As a result of the final competition it will be formed part of the national team in this kind of sport to take part in the Asian Championship to be held in December in Myanmar.