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.