Last weekend (March 14-15) in Balkan velayat, on the basis of the sports school N2, the open championship of the Balkan region in universal fighting took place.
Representatives of teams from Ashgabat, Akhal and Mary velayats responded to the challenge of seaside athletes. The competition brought together more than 120 young athletes and fighters of different age groups, who already had enough experience.
According to the results of the competition, the tournament hosts won in the team event. Athletes from Avaza, led by coach Hemra Lalaev, won 11 gold medals. Athletes from Ashgabat took the second place with nine gold medals. Wushui athletes from Kenar etrap (Balkan velayat) closed the top three with seven gold medals.
The baton of open regional competitions in universal martial arts will be taken by Mary province. The tournament will be held in mid-April, and Turkmenistan Championship in this sport will be held in early May in Ashgabat.