News 12 march 2017

2017 Asian

Participation in the World Thai Boxing Championship in Minsk to be important phase of training of our fighters for V Asian Games

Alexander Kravtsov

2014 was the year of successful début of Turkmen fighters – women team won the bronze at Asian Beach Games in Bangkok (Thailand). In the same year, Turkmen sportsmen won four gold medals at the World’s Martial Arts Games in Istanbul (Turkey). Turkmenistan Thai Boxing Federation was founded in December 2014 and at present time, it is accredited by International Amateur Thai Boxing Federation. Students World Cup in Bangkok in 2015, where our team won the bronze, was another serious exam for our sportsmen. In the same year, our team was invited to participate in Europe Open Cup in Antalya (Turkey) where Turkmen team won one gold, three silver and three bronze medals. In may 2016, our boxers participated in World Tournament in Jönköping (Sweden) where two representatives of national ...

Sport

International gross master Amanmyrat Kakageldiyev is the winner of Moscow Veterans Chess Competition

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

During the tournament in Moscow, the youngest representative of our national team, 16 years old Saparmyrat Atabayev, who is 2017 world champion among the juniors until 18 years, was awarded with the International Chess Federation (FIDE) certificate confirming his International Master title. He was the youngest member of Turkmen team having such high sport title.

Sport

Two silver and one bronze medals are won by Turkmen chess players at International Chess Tournament in Liberec

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Silver and bronze medals were won in classic matches where 1.5 hours are allocated for the game with 30 seconds addition after each move. International Grand Master Myahri Geldiyeva became the Vice-champion having scored 6 points. She is the one and only owner of the highest chess title in Turkmenistan. Two gold medals of the World’s Chess Games in 1996 and 1998 are in her collection.