Children of Asia Games: Shooting, basketball and sambo awards to be received


The best shooters, basketball players and sambo wrestlers of the 6th Children of Asia Games captured their medals at the awarding ceremony in Yakutsk. 

“Yakutia has managed to get 5 medals this day. Most notably that our female basketball team received the gold one. Any sports has its own leaders and headliners, and the “geography” is various enough at these 6th Children of Asia Games”, – Georgy Balakshin, Yakutia’s First Deputy Minister of Sports, mentioned.

Triumph Sports Arena hosted competitions in sambo wrestling in the weight categories up to 42, 55 and 66 kilos among youngsters, and in the weight categories up to 38, 52 and 60 kilos among ladies. The winners in the weight up to 42 kilos are: Abdurasul Mamadkulov from the Far East – 1st place, Nurgazy Janbosunov from Kyrgyzstan – 2nd place, Didar Ovezmammedov from Turkmenistan and Jolka Kazyrbek from Mongolia – 3rd place.

The weight up to 55 kilos: Igor Rashoupkin from the Far East got the gold medal, Vyacheslav Konoshchouk from Yakutia – silver, Nurbek Kvanyshouly from Kazazhstan and Arzyvegldy Khommadov from Turkmenistan – bronze.

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More information is available at the official website of the 6th Children of Asia Games



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