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The results of the World Kurash Championship were summed up at the media forum

Today, in the conference hall of the Sport Hotel in the Olympic Village, a media forum was held dedicated to the results of the XIV World Kurash Wrestling Championship that ended the day before.  

The event was attended by leaders of the International Kurash Association (IKA), the African Union (AKI) and the European Confederation of this type of wrestling (EKC), the State Committee for Physical Culture and Sports, the National Olympic Committee, the Kurash Federation of Turkmenistan, the State Committee of the country on television, radio broadcasting and cinematography of Turkmenistan, media representatives.

Opening the media forum, President of the International Kurash Association (IKA) Haydar Farman congratulated those gathered on the successful completion of the World Championship in Ashgabat, 15 sets of medals of which were competed by 181 athletes from 45 countries of four continents, and the IKA congress, held during the 2023 World Cup, was attended by delegates from 53 countries from Asia, Africa, Europe, as well as South and North America.

The head of the International Kurash Association noted that the 2023 World Cup was an outstanding success, expressing special gratitude to President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Hero-Arkadag for their great contribution to the success of this grandiose event, which has become a new platform for future dialogue and further cooperation.

As emphasized, at the XIV World Kurash Championship, unlike all previous ones, all services worked at the highest level. And this is not surprising. Turkmenistan pays great attention to the development of sports and the expansion of international relations in this area. Having initiated a number of large-scale sports projects of both national and international significance, Hero-Arkadag and the President of Turkmenistan made sport a national idea and an active diplomatic channel, thanks to which our country is increasingly becoming a venue for major competitions.

The President of the International Kurash Association, expressing deep gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan and the Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan Hero-Arkadag for the creation by the Turkmen side of the most favorable conditions for holding this tournament, as well as for the exemplary work in the development of physical education and sports, the Olympic movement, strengthening peace and mutual understanding, conveyed they are provided with sports equipment and relevant certificates.