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Turkmen weightlifter becomes champion of the Islamic Solidarity Games and sets record

Turkmenistan's Gulnabat Kadyrova won two gold and one bronze medal at the Islamic Solidarity Games in the Turkish city of Konya.

She was the first in the 71 kg weight category. The representative of Turkmenistan lifted 225 (107+118) kilograms in total biathlon, which is the record of the Islamic Games.

The second result was shown by Aysel Ozkan of Turkey - 216 kg (snatch - 95, jerk - 121) the third place was taken by the weightlifter from Indonesia Resta Anggi - 210 kg (90 +120).

Let's remind, earlier Yulduz Dzhumabaeva won a bronze medal in weightlifting among women in the lightest weight category up to 49 kg, and silver in the weight category up to 55 kg - Kristina Shermetova.

Hojamukhammet Toichiev, representing Turkmenistan in the weight category over 109 kg, also won a bronze medal.
Eighty athletes from Turkmenistan are taking part in the V Islamic Solidarity Games, 14 of them weightlifters. The games will end August 18.

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