Kurash as Wealth of World Sports
Sports is the health of the population, a critical factor in fostering a comprehensively advanced generation.
Thanks to the measures taken, physical culture has become an integral part of the life of citizens in Uzbekistan. For this, solid institutional and legal mechanisms have been established.
The Physical Culture and Sports Act reflects important directions for their further development in the country. It emphasizes the popularization of national sports and folk games. Some of them gained their second birth in the years of independence. This is kurash, belboghli kurash, single combat turon, Uzbek jang san’ati. Today 42 of them are known.
Thanks to painstaking work to promote and ensure the mass of kurash, which has a thousand-year history, this sport has spread all over the world. It rightly is the property of the Uzbek people. The official inclusion of this sport in the program of the
VIII Summer Asian Games, which will be held in the Indonesian capital Jakarta from August 18 to September 2, 2018, was truly a landmark event.
In accordance with the presidential decree of October 2 this year, annually on September 6, the country will celebrate the day of the national sport of kurash. This is of great importance for its popularization among young people, the preservation and development of the traditions and customs of our people, the upbringing of a growing generation of a sense of patriotism, national self-awareness, and healthy lifestyle.
The introduction of an effective system of kurash development as an asset of world sports is envisaged. In all corners of the republic there will be modern clubs and sections, their material and technical base, sports infrastructure will be expanded. Many gifted boys and girls, even in the outback, will have a chance to develop their abilities and become champions, the pride of their country. Winners and prizewinners of international competitions will be rewarded, privileges will be given to them upon admission to higher and secondary specialized educational institutions. This will make it possible to reach out to gifted and talented young men and women all over the country, as a result, the number of athletes that will multiply the glory of Uzbekistan will also increase.
Implementation of this resolution will be under the constant control of the Milliy Tiklanish Democratic Party of Uzbekistan and its deputies of all levels.