A Fab Ac­com­plish­ment

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - SPORT -

In the cap­i­tal’s Jar sports com­plex, an open tour­na­ment of Uzbek­istan on Muaythai WMF has been held among am­a­teur ath­letes.

In the tour­na­ment or­ga­nized by the State Com­mit­tee of the Repub­lic of Uzbek­istan on Phys­i­cal Cul­ture and Sports and the As­so­ci­a­tion of Am­a­teur and Pro­fes­sional Muaythai of our coun­try, along with com­pa­tri­ots, ath­letes from Kaza­khstan, Kyr­gyzs­tan, Ta­jik­istan and Afghanistan took part.

In the tour­na­ment with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of al­most 400 ath­letes, mem­bers of the na­tional team of Uzbek­istan won 44 gold, 43 sil­ver, 70 bronze medals and won first place in the team event. The sec­ond place was taken by the com­bined team of Ta­jik­istan (4 gold, 3 sil­ver, 8 bronze medals), the third - the com­bined team of Afghanistan (2 gold, 4 sil­ver, 7 bronze medals).

“Hold­ing such com­pe­ti­tions in our coun­try helps young ath­letes to gain ex­pe­ri­ence and im­prove their skills,” said Il­hom Sok­iev, deputy chair­man of the As­so­ci­a­tion of Am­a­teur and Pro­fes­sional Muaythai of Uzbek­istan. “The pur­pose of the com­pe­ti­tion is to pre­pare our ath­letes for par­tic­i­pa­tion in the up­com­ing pres­ti­gious tour­na­ments.”

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