Just as Good
The 5th Asian Games in closed spaces and in martial arts ended the day before yesterday in Ashgabat. Uzbekistan with 24 gold, 33 silver and 67 bronze medals took the fifth position in the team standings.
The last news that came from Ashgabat was that our futsal team became the vicechampions. In the finals, they opposed the four-time winners of the tournament, the team of Iran. The match ended with a score of 7: 1 in favor of the opponent.
Also pleasing for the fans were the female basketball players of Uzbekistan - in the most difficult final match against the team of Thailand, they lost with a score of 20:22 and secured silver medals. Note that representatives of this sport for a long time did not please compatriots with medals from international tournaments.
And tennis players could have performed better... Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Faiziyev became bronze medal winners. In the pair matches, Farrukh Dustov and Arina Foltz also came third.
Nine medals of the highest test in the treasury team were earned by our kurashists. They were won by Mukhsin Hisomiddinov (100 kg), Ilhom Jurayev (100 kg), Davlat Abrayev (73 kg), Kamoliddin Rasulov (81 kg), Shuhratjon Arslanov (90 kg), Gulnor Sulaimanova (52 kg), Dildora Shermetova (57 kg) , Kumush Yuldasheva (78 kg) and Rahim Yuldoshov (87 kg). And Gavhar Khudaykulova (70 kg) was awarded the bronze. It should be noted that the kurash in the program of these games was included for the first time.
In wrestling competitions, representatives of Uzbekistan received 34 medals - four gold, 12 silver and 18 bronze, finishing third in the team event. The first place went to Turkmenistan (39-23-23), the second was claimed by Kyrgyzstan (5-9-13).
In the competition for the national Turkmen wrestling, the coin box of the Uzbekistan national team was replenished with two gold, four silver and 17 bronze medals - the second team place.
In freestyle wrestling, Mahmudjon Shavkatov (57 kg) and Bekzod Mabdurakhmanov (74 kg) won two gold medals, Dauletbike Yakshimuratova earned the bronze.
Uzbekistan’s athletics team won four awards and entered the top ten teams of the tournament for this sport. Nadiya Dusanova (gold) showed the best result in high jump, ahead of her compatriot Safin Sadullayev (silver). Elena Smolyanova pushed the core at 17.68 m and became vice-champion of the Asian Games. Marat Khaidarov was awarded a bronze in the heptathlon.
Surkhrob Usmanov (77 kg) and Ravshankhon Husanov (+94 kg) won bronze medals in jujitsu. While Humoyun Farmonov (69 kg) got a bronze medal in the kickboxing matches, Ubbiniz Tureniyazov (81 kg) won a similar medal in Muaythai competitions.
Sambo fighters Sarban Ernazarov (68 kg) and Neamat Yokubov (90 kg) became champions of games. Rakhmantjon Ahmedov (57 kg) was given the status of vice-champion. Bronze awards went to Islomjon Azimov (100 kg), Lutfil Saydamatov (57 kg), Istam Kudratov (74 kg), Nodira Gulova (48 kg) and Gulnoza Ziyaeva (60 kg).
Khurshidjon Tursunov won silver in swimming in short water with freestyle, Artem Kozlyuk - two bronzes with a butterfly on the 50 and 100 m relay races. In the team competitions, Uzbekistan received two more bronze medals at the 4x50 and 4x100 m distances.
The weightlifter Ivan Efremov in the weight category up to 105 kg showed the best result, gaining in the sum of a double event 411 kg - 190 kg in a dash and 221 kg in a jerk. Doston Yokubov (316 kg), Shahzod Khudaiberganov (342 kg), Ulugbek Alimov (364 kg), Farhodbek Sobirov (94 kg), Muattar Nabiyeva (212 kg) and Omadoy Otakydyeva (231 kg) became the tournament vice champions, Dolera Davronova 210 kg) took the third place.
The team of Uzbekistan in taekwondo enriched the box with five medals Svetlana Osipova (73 kg) brought silver, Valentin Hegai (54 kg), Niyaz Pulatov (58 kg), Shuhrat Salayev (68 kg) and Dinarakhon Mamadibragimova (53 kg) the bronze.