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Turkmenistan ends V Islamic Solidarity Games with 23 medals

The Turkmen team won 23 medals (including 4 gold, 6 silver and 13 bronze) at the V Islamic Solidarity Games held August 9-18 in Konya, Turkey.

In the team competition Turkmenistan took 12th place among 55 countries. More than 4,000 athletes, including 80 representatives of Turkmenistan, participated in the Islamic Games 2021.

More than half of the medals - 13 (3 gold, 4 silver and 6 bronze) have brought in the total piggy bank weightlifters. And the weightlifter Gulnabat Kadyrova, who competed in the 71 kg weight category, set two Islamic Solidarity Games records in the snatch (107 kg) and biathlon (225 kg). 

6 medals - 1 "gold", 2 "silver", 3 "bronze" won kickboxers.

Three bronzes in Judo and one bronze in Greco-Roman wrestling.

The Turkmenistan team participated in all of the  previous Andgers. At the Fourth Games, held in 2017 in Baku, Turkmenistan's The athletes won 13 medals (two gold, four silver, seven bronze), which gave them 15th place out of 41 in the team competition.

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