Today Ashgabat will honor athletes - winners and medalists of the VII International Sports Games "Children of Asia" in Vladivostok (Russia) and the V Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya (Turkey). President Serdar Berdymukhamedov sent a congratulatory letter to the athletes, the Neitralnyi Turkmenistan newspaper reported.
"With all my heart I congratulate you on your successful performance and winning prizes at the VII International Sports Games "Children of Asia" in Vladivostok, Russian Federation, and the V Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Republic of Turkey!" - the message says.
The President said that by winning medals at international competitions and increasing the victories of their courageous ancestors they continue the baton of Turkmen athletes' sports skills, and expressed confidence that by achieving excellent results at various competitions, flying the flag of the fatherland high, the athletes will defend the reputation and dignity of Turkmenistan.
Recall that Turkmen athletes climbed the podium 16 times at the Children of Asia Games held in Vladivostok from July 27 to August 8, with two gold, three silver and 11 bronze medals in the team's collection.
V Islamic Solidarity Games Turkmenistan team finished with 23 medalsThe competition was held from August 9 to 18 in Konya (Turkey), with 4 gold, 6 silver and 13 bronze medals.