Young tennis players from Turkmenistan took the third place in the overall team standings of the two qualifying rounds of the Asian U-14 Championships in Bahrain. This is reported by the Internet edition "Turkmenistan: Golden Age".
Tennis players from Turkmenistan were awarded a cup and a bronze medal for third place. The athletes were surpassed by their rivals from Uzbekistan (they received a "gold medal") and Kyrgyzstan (they took second place in the team classification).
The prizewinners were determined on the basis of the total number of points for the two qualifying stages. In the first stage in singles Ilima Huseynova took the second place, in doubles Selim Chagilov and Imran Akhundov took "silver".
In the second stage of the qualifying tournament, the tennis players from Turkmenistan first defeated the athletes of Kyrgyzstan, but both girls from Turkmenistan lost to their Uzbek rivals in the final bouts.