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.
Turkmen weightlifter Dovranbek Hasanbayev won a small silver medal in the category up to 94 at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey.
Turkmen weightlifter Gulnabat Kadyrova, who tried her strength in the weightlifting competitions of the 5th Islamic Games in Konya, Turkey, entered history as the record holder of the Islamic Games.
Kristina Shermetova won the women’s 55 kg competition. In addition to our compatriot, a number of sportswomen from the Islamic Republic of Iran, Bangladesh and Indonesia took part in the competition in this weight.
Yulduz Jumabaeva brought the Turkmen delegation the first medals of the 5th Islamic Commonwealth Games.
Turkmen sportsman Surajbek Sapaev became the vice-champion of Asia with three medals in snatch, clean & jerk and total of two types at the Asian championship in weightlifting among juniors and youths held in the capital of Uzbekistan.
Turkmen weightlifters won 11 medals at the junior (under 17) and (under 21) youth Asian Championship held in Tashkent.
The weightlifter of the national team of Turkmenistan Medine Amanova became the best at the Asian Youth Championship in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). In the 64 kg weight category our athlete had no rivals.
Saparly Mukhyev won a gold medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championship (U17) in the 96 kg weight category.
The first medals of the junior and youth Asian championships brought our team weightlifters Perhat Bakhtiyarov and Gulalek Kakamyradova.