Our weightlifter Hojamuhammet Toychiev, who performed in the +109 kg weight category, at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games held in Konya (Turkey), won a bronze medal in the overall standings. Athletes from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Pakistan and Uzbekistan competed against the Turkmen weightlifter.
In the competition, Toichiev lifted 184 kg, which brought him a silver medal in snatch category. In clean and jerk, the young athlete took 225 kg and won bronze. A total of 409 kg allowed Hojamuhammet to stand to the third step of the podium in the overall standings of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games.