Before the toss-up ceremony chief executive officer of the «Ashgabat 2017» James Bulley told its participants about stories of creation of the official image of the Games – alabai called Wepaly and also presented an official ball which will be used during the futsal competitions.
In the spirit of Olympic solidarity, united under the peacekeeping banner of sport, the Refugee Team will be one of 65 participating delegations of the largest International competitions in the history of Central Asia in various sports disciplines.
Hyundai Engineering is a member of Hyundai Motor Group, one of the leading Korean companies, which operates on a global scale. In addition to participating in engineering projects in Turkmenistan since 2009, for many years the company has been involved in the development of Turkmen sports and is the official sponsor of the local football team "Chandybil".
- Milan, you are the coach of national teams for more than half a year. What’s your impression of the work in Turkmenistan?
- We decided to bring together 20 best players in Ashgabat and to start targeted training with them on each type of billiard, which are included in the programme of Ashgabat 2017 Games, - Batyr says. – The first section - Russian billiard, has three discipline, namely free, dynamic and combined pyramids. Turkmenistan will be represented by four players in each of them. In American pool, cannon and snooker, which are the most complicated varieties of the billiard, the teams will be represented by pairs.
30-day countdown until the beginning of Asian Games is to be observed by ecological action and celebrations
The Day of Turkmen Melon is also appointed on August 17. Commissioning of number of new social facilities and objects of oil and gas complex as well as celebration concert are to be held on that day.
The scope of the Center's activities includes registration and printing out of accreditation documentation for the organizers and participants of the Games, national and foreign athletes, officials of the National Olympic Committees, sports judges, volunteers, as well as representatives of the Olympic Council of Asia, international media, etc.
The facts brightly indicate the uniqueness and scale of the competitions starting on September 17. This is the first time when Oceania countries joined Asian Games and number of participants reached 64. For the first time by the initiative of Turkmen Leader, the Programme of the Games included national wrestling Gyoresh and spectacular equestrian sports – show jumping.
Strategy for the information and advertising support of the 5th Asian Games became a major topic of the briefing
At the meeting with participation of heads of editorial boards of printed media, television and radio channels, local journalists and foreign correspondents accredited to Turkmenistan, representatives of large media companies "Laurel" and «Medialuso» were also invited.
In 2016, Teheran (Iran) held Davis Cup where our Turkmenistan took part and our man team retained its title and confirmed the rating in the third subgroup in Asian and Oceania zone. In the same year, Colombo (Sri Lanka) hosted junior competitions up to 16 years old. Our tennis players won the third place in total team count.in December 2016, Ashgabat held test competitions and National team of Turkmenistan for participation in 2017 Asian Games was formed by its outcomes.