On the eve of the new year 2020, the fourth issue of the international magazine "Turkmenistan Sport" was published, according to today's edition of the newspaper "Neutral Turkmenistan". The new issue of the magazine opens with a review article summarizing the past and expected sporting events of the coming year.
Thus, according to the decision of the Executive Committee of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS), the world Sambo championship will be held in the Turkmen capital in 2020. Another big holiday for sports fans was the decision to hold the Asian Futsal Championship in Ashgabat. This is a bright result of numerous initiatives of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to turn Turkmenistan into a sports power. It should be emphasized here that the choice of venue for such major sporting events is the exclusive prerogative of international specialized organizations that collectively make such decisions.
Readers will find interesting facts about the Turkmen Alabay, which is called the "Golden Fund of Turkmenistan" by foreign dog experts, on the pages of the magazine. The history of this breed of dogs, as well as the incomparable Akhal-Teke horses, is inextricably linked with the history of our people and its culture.
A separate topic in the magazine is the preparation for the upcoming summer Olympic games "Tokyo-2020". Here you can find interesting information about the capital of the games, the history of the origin and development of Olympic Sports-Boxing, judo, athletics, swimming, weightlifting, freestyle wrestling. Interviews with the head coach of the national freestyle wrestling team Yusup Meledjayev and the consultant coach of the national freestyle wrestling team of Turkmenistan, Olympic champion, multiple world and European champion Ramazan Ibrayhanov, as well as materials provided by the main velayat departments of sports and youth policy and the city of Ashgabat are devoted to this topic. Other materials are devoted to the issues of psychological mood of the athlete and the importance of sports nutrition in preparation for competitions.
Surely, the attention of all Boxing fans will be attracted by an interview with the honored coach of Turkmenistan, master of sports of international class, international category referee Ishanguly Meretniyazov. Honored coach of Turkmenistan Rejep Murhalliyev reflects on the ways of development of children's football on the pages of the publication.
In the section "Turkmenistan and world sport" you can read about the visit of the representative of the Asian field hockey Federation, experienced coach Ali Zahidi to our country. At the invitation of the Ministry of sports and youth policy of Turkmenistan and the National Olympic Committee, he held a number of seminars for coaches and athletes. In the same section, information about the fact that from 8 to 15 June 2020 in the capital's Olympic town will be held a stage of the international tennis tournament for the Davis Cup. Mikhail Yuzhny, a well-known Russian tennis player and one of the best tennis players in the world, gave a great interview to the magazine's correspondent. At the invitation of the tennis Federation of Turkmenistan, he became a participant of the International conference in Ashgabat as an honorary guest.
The article "Sport-bridge of friendship" tells about mutually beneficial cooperation of the sports center of the University of Virginia (USA) with the physical culture and sports club of disabled people and representatives of the sports school of disabled people of Turkmenistan. In addition, the magazine contains publications on the development of winter sports in Turkmenistan. In particular, the victory of the hockey club "Nesil" in the Cup of the President of Turkmenistan, dedicated to the International day of neutrality, success in figure skating and short track.
The magazine devoted a separate publication to the sports enthusiast, seventy-five-year-old physical education teacher, resident of Murgab etrap Aga Orunov. His participation in the individual Cycling marathon Mary-Turkmenbashi, Mary-Takhtabazar became a worthy example for the young generation of Turkmen citizens.
The review, comments and news information that are promptly published on the official website of the Ministry of sports and youth policy of Turkmenistan, in the international magazine "Turkmenistan Sport" and the weekly newspaper "Turkmenistan Sport" can now be heard on national television. Special information is devoted to the new program "Sport in the periodical press".