The Turkmen athletes are ready to defend the sports honor of Homeland on international arena
Today at the Olympic Stadium with the ringing of the bells of the largest in the world weighing 23 tons started a show called "Island of Wonders" and it has continued the traditional parade of the delegations of more than two hundred member countries.
The representatives of Turkmenistan passed under the green banner in spectacular form made in the tradition of the national costume of white and blue velvet keteni that represent the colors of the world. The culmination of the show was the lighting of the Olympic flame that will burn throughout the Games period
The composition of the Turkmen Olympic delegation includes 23 people, including 10 athletes who will perform in five sports - boxing, weightlifting, swimming, athletics and judo.
His tenacity and talent have earned the right to represent our country Umurbek Bazarbaev (weightlifting, weight category 62 kg), Daniyar Ismailov (weightlifting, weight category to 69 kg), Mansour Rejepov (weightlifting, weight category 85 kg), Serdar Hudayberdiyev (boxing, weight category 64 kg), Nursahat Pazzyev (boxing, weight category 75 kg), Gulnar Hayytbaeva (judo, weight category to 63 kg), Sergei Krovyakov (swimming, 100m freestyle), Jennet Sariyeva (swimming, 400-meter freestyle), Mergen Mamedov (hammer throw), Maysa Rejepova (running at 100 meters).
Participation in the Olympics - is an unforgettable event. We wish our athletes good luck at sports arenas in London!
State News Agency of Turkmenistan (TDH)