The vice-champion was Mergen Mammedov, who threw a hammer to a distance of 65 meters 71 centimeters. Yielding 50 cm to his teammate, participant in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Amanmyrat Hommadov rose the third step of the podium.
Our compatriot stepped on the top of the podium following the rope exercise, all-around and exercise without apparatus. She finished second in the ball exercise and the team event.
Absolute World Champion Konstantin Tszyu is an honorable guest of the Boxing Championship of Turkmenistan
The title of the absolute world champion was won by him based on the victories in all versions of professional boxing organizations such as the IBF (International Boxing Federation), the WBC (World Boxing Council) and the WBA (World Boxing Association). He is also a twice champion of Europe. The name of Konstantin Tszyu is inscribed in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in the US along with outstanding athletes, trainers and other contributors to development of sports.
The tournament was attended by the national teams of Croatia (under 25 years of age), Japan (up to 25 years of age), as well as futsal clubs such as the Galaxy (Australia), the Gina Mag (Republic of Korea) and Kobe (Japan).
The 6-kilometer serpentine trail wended its way against the scenic backdrop. The elevation difference between the base and the summit of the mountain was over 850 meters. The event finished in a juniper forest at the height of 1,800 meters above sea level. Although the climbers climbed the steep ascent on the northern slope, they had to withstand a high temperature of above 30° C in some parts of the route.
Our compatriot started the competitions from the quarterfinal series of fights where he met Hamza Yahya from Jordan, who in stubborn struggle yielded to A. Agamyradov. Unfortunately in the contest for the final, Turkmen sportsman was not able to take over Iranian athlete Mahdi Mohammadi and became the bronze winner.
Turkmen basketball players won the right for the semi-final in the competitions of The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games
The basic time of the match ended in a draw - 14:14. According to rules in the given sport, the team which in an extra time can draw out from its opponent by two points becomes winner. Here the national team of Turkmenistan has finished the match to its own advantage less than for a minute.
Now, Turkmenistan has 12 medals (two gold, four silver and six bronze) what holds strongly the 12th position in total team count.
Owing to the last win over Algeria (15:10), women team would be also presented in the final round.
Arslanbek Achilov competing in the weight category up to 81 kg is a winner of the gold. In the final match, he confidently won the boxer from Azerbaijan. This award put our national team up in the total team count.