Turkmen show jumper Nikolai Beglaryan wins gold medal of the Asian Games

Photo: Yuri SHKURIN

Show jumping competitions that started on September 19 had Ahalteke Cup contest today. Our compatriot Nikolai Beglaryan on Toychy horse came over the obstacles without any mistakes and won gold medal.

Sportsmen from Saudi Arabia Abdullah Waleed Sharbatly on Tagsyr win the silver and Kyrgyz jockey Kamil Sabitov on Tanymal received bronze medal.

As is known this spectacular sport was presented for the first time at the Asian Games. The initiative on inclusion of show jumping to the programme of continental competitions belongs to President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.