News 3 december 2017
Turkmen taekwondo team comprising of Goshaniyaz Durdiyev, Orazmyrat CHariyev, Gaygysyz Atabayev, Annamyrat Goshaniyazov and Serdar Hydyrov performed well in two disciplines – the team tuli (complex exercises) and team sparring. Having demonstrated the cohesion and coordination, our team won two bronze medals.
Rejepbay Rejepov in weight category up to 77 kg lifted 352 in combined clean-and-jerk and snatch, having taken over Harrison Dyce Maurus from the USA, the junior world champion of this year, by 4 kg and yielded 9 kg to the winner, Egyptian sportsman Mohamed Mahmud, the bronze winner of the Olympics in Rio.
Totally, there are 270 sportsmen from 35 countries participating in the competitions that will last until December 4.