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Turkmen weightlifters conduct training camps in Azerbaijan and Armenia

Turkmen weightlifters conduct training camps in Azerbaijan and Armenia

Two members of the national weightlifting team of Turkmenistan are conducting field training camps these days. This was reported to "Turkmenportal" by the Chairman of the weightlifting Federation of Turkmenistan.

From December 28 to January 21, Turkmen weightlifters hold training camps in the city of Hyrdalan (Azerbaijan). A delegation of three trainers: Umurbek Bazarbayev Bazarbaev, Ikram Matkarimov and Meretkuli Sahetmuradov and seven athletes - Hojamuhammet Toychiev, Seyitdjan Mirzaev, Shatlyk Shohratov, Yulduz Dzhumabaeva, Kristina Shermetova, Gulnabat Kadyrova and Aysoltan Toychieva.

Another team under the leadership of the head coach of the national team of Turkmenistan Artur Emiryan improves their skills in the conditions of high mountains in Armenia. From January 4 to February 1, Rejepbay Rejepov, Ovez Ovezov and Maksat Meredov train at the sports base of the small town of Tsaghkadzor, located 50 kilometers from the capital of Armenia at an altitude of 1800 meters. 

It is planned that the team will then move to the Olympic village of the Russian resort city of Kislovodsk, where it will be engaged again in mountain conditions (1200 m above sea level) from February 8 to March 6. The preparation will be completed before the decisive qualification competitions at the Olympic base in Sochi (from March 14 to April 3).

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