Turkmenistan's Taekwondo championship (ITF version) among juniors has ended in the Ashgabat Olympic town, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reports.
The tournament on Korean martial art, formed in the system of blows and blocks in the middle of the last century, is not the first time held in the capital's Olympic town. During the opening ceremony of the tournament, the leading masters of Taekwondo of the ITF of our country, who are members of the national team, made a demonstration program in front of numerous spectators. Winners and prize-winners of various international competitions, including the world and Asian Championships, demonstrated the beauty and effectiveness of techniques of fairly young martial arts, which incorporated the best of the ancient styles of Korea, as well as martial arts of Japan and China.
Then those present witnessed two professional-level matches with the participation of athletes who have the highest distinction in Taekwondo-a black belt. During the spectacular fights of Orazmurad Charyev won Orazmuhammet Ustaev, and Annamurat Goshaniyazov was the best in the confrontation with Goshaniyaz Durdyev. Both winners are natives of the Mary velayat, currently studying at the Turkmen state Institute of physical culture and sports.
Orazmurad Charyev and Annamurat Goshaniyazov lead the capital's Taekwondo team, which took second place in the team competition at the current national championship, having recorded three medals of the highest standard. The team of the Mary velayat became the undisputed leader of the competition. Pupils of Bashimgeldi Shirmammedov and Maksat Babayev 18 times ascended to the highest step of the podium, which was a clear confirmation of the superiority of the Mary school of Taekwondo ITF on the national sports arena.