Turkmen athletes will perform at the Winter International Sports Games «Children of Asia» 2023
The national team of Turkmenistan is preparing to take part in the II Winter International Sports Games «Children of Asia», which will be held from 23rd of February to 5th of March in Kuzbass.
The new head coach will prepare the national team of Turkmenistan for the qualifying matches of the 2026 World Cup
Mergen Orazov, 34, will train the national football team of Turkmenistan for the qualifying matches of the 2026 World Cup as the head coach. This decision was made by the Executive Committee of the Football Federation of Turkmenistan.
Turkmen chess players significantly improved their positions in the world ranking
The women's chess team of Turkmenistan managed to rise by as much as 40 positions in the world ranking, which is published by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) on a monthly basis. The average rating of the leading «ten» Turkmen chess players, who now ranks 56th among 200 countries, is 1940.
A judoka from Turkmenistan is in the top five at the Portuguese Grand Prix
Turkmen judoka Serdar Rahimov stopped a step away from the bronze medal in his performance at the 2023 Portuguese Grand Prix that ended in the city of Almada. 544 judokas (317 men and 227 women) from 81 countries on five continents fought for medals and rating points on the way to the Olympic Games in Paris 2024 in seven men's and seven women's weight categories. Turkmenistan was represented by 8 athletes (5 men and 3 women), the best result of which was shown by Serdar Rahimov.
The strongest junior chess player of Turkmenistan has been determined
19-year-old Azat Nurmammedov, having shown a 100% result at the open championship of Turkmenistan among chess players (under 20) in the classical format of the game, which ended in Ashgabat, won the right to be called the strongest junior in the country.
Curling section opened in Ashgabat
The curling department operates on the basis of the Ashgabat Winter Sports Palace. Currently, boys and girls aged 13 to 17 are being recruited into a professional junior group.
Meryem Agajanova became the champion of Turkmenistan in chess among girls under 20
16-year-old Meryem Agajanova became the winner of the championship of Turkmenistan among juniors (under 20), which was held in the capital with the participation of 30 girls from 5 velayats and the city of Ashgabat.
Turkmen hockey players were awarded the Cup and medals for 3rd place in the group at the international tournament in Kazan
The cup and medals for the 3rd place in group «B» were awarded to the hockey players of the national team of Turkmenistan at the Kazan Hockey Cup international tournament among teams of Islamic countries held in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The team of Turkmen tennis players is a bronze medalist in two qualifying tournaments of the Asian Championship (U-14)
The cup and bronze medals for the 3rd place in the team event were awarded to Turkmen tennis players at the qualifying tournament of the Asian Championship of the Central and Western Asia region among players under 14 years old - ITF Asia 14&U Development Championships, which ended in the city of Isa Town (Bahrain).
The contestants of the Turkmen women’s football team have been determined in the qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games-2024
The teams of India and the Kyrgyz Republic became rivals of the national team of Turkmenistan following the results of the draw for the women’s qualifying football tournament for the Olympic Games to be held in Paris in 2024 at the headquarters of the Asian Football Confederation in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).