The international weightlifting tournament in memory of weightlifter N. Suleymanoglu, which was recently completed in Turkey, was successful for the athletes of Turkmenistan. They brought home eight medals of different merits.
О. O. Amanova climbed to the second step of the podium three times, winning silver medals in snatch, jerk and biathlon. The girl performed in the weight category of 55 kg.
Silver and two bronze awards went to A. Dayiev, a third-year student of the Turkmen State University of Physical Education and Sport. The athlete competed in the super-heavy weight category of more than 109 kg. Dajiev won silver in the snatch and two bronzes in the jerk and biathlon.
Х. Yagmyrov brought the Turkmen team two bronze medals - in the jerk and biathlon.
Turkmen weightlifters will soon face their rivals at the world championship, which will be held from December 5 to 16 in Colombia.