Turkmen boxers brought silver medals from Kazakhstan20.12.2009 14:49
WORLD NEWS, 20 December - IP "TURKMENinform". Turkmen boxers, students of the Turkmen National Institute for Sport and Tourism Zarip Dzhumaev and Nursahat Pazyev brought 2 silver medals from Kazakhstan where they took part in 7th International Boxing Youth Tournament in memory of Mengerey Hairutdinov held on December 12-16 in Almaty city.
Competitions under AIBA rules (four rounds of two minutes) were conducted in 12 weight categories (from 48 kilograms) among 120 boxers of 1992-1993 year of birth from the five Central Asia states - Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The main goal of the championship was selection of sportsmen for national combined teams to represent their countries on Olympic youth games, Asia championships and world tournaments.