The first medals of the junior and youth Asian championships brought our team weightlifters Perhat Bakhtiyarov and Gulalek Kakamyradova.
Bakhtiyarov won a small bronze medal in the weight category of 55 kg among young men. The Turkmen athlete took fifth place in the overall standings.
Gulalek Kakamyradova became third in female 59 kg category. She also won a small bronze medal.
The Asian Youth and Junior Championships are being held July 17-25 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.