The management staff for the preparation for the World Weightlifting Championship will provide comprehensive service for the competitions
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The management staff for the preparation for the World Weightlifting Championship will provide comprehensive service for the competitions

Ayjahan ATABALLIYEVA The management staff for the World Weightlifting Championship that will be held in Ashgabat on November 1-10, 2018, is working intensively to prepare and organize the upcoming competitions. It includes representatives of the Foreign Ministry, the…

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Turkmen weightlifters undergo training in Antalya
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Turkmen weightlifters undergo training in Antalya

Aijahan ATABALLYEVA From May 27 to June 17, 13 members of the national team of Turkmenistan (9 guys and 4 girls), accompanied by three mentors – head coach Meretguly Sahetmuradov, Umurbek Bazarbayev and master of sports of international…

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Towards the World Championship: A Technical Course for Weightlifting Coaches was held in Ashgabat
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Towards the World Championship: A Technical Course for Weightlifting Coaches was held in Ashgabat

Ayjahan ATABALLIYEVA A 10-day technical course for weightlifting coaches was held in Ashgabat, supported by the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan and the IOC Olympic Solidarity to enhance the professional level of coaching staff for the upcoming IWF…

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Turkmen weightlifters prepare for World Championship in Ashgabat
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Turkmen weightlifters prepare for World Championship in Ashgabat

From 1st to 10th November this year, the capital of Turkmenistan will host the world championship in weightlifting. Turkmen athletes conduct intensive training for these large-scale competitions. Within a month, from April 26th to May 26th, 15 weightlifters…

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IWF: World Weightlifting Championship will be held in Ashgabat from 1st to 10th November
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IWF: World Weightlifting Championship will be held in Ashgabat from 1st to 10th November

Recently, there was a small confusion in the weight lifting community. A fan of this sport and blogger from South Korea Shin Yong Jin, regularly spreading news and training videos on this topic, published a post on his…

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“Not weak” girl in weightlifting: Kristina Shermetova
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“Not weak” girl in weightlifting: Kristina Shermetova

Ayjahan ATABALLIYEVA In honor of the International Women’s Day ORIENT decided to talk about one of the representatives of the “weaker sex”, who achieved success in such not “female” sport as weightlifting. This is a 1st year student…

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Turkmen weightlifters are gathering in Kazakhstan before major tournaments
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Turkmen weightlifters are gathering in Kazakhstan before major tournaments

Aijahan ATABALLYEVA From 4th to 25th March, the Turkmen Weightlifting Team conducts training camps in Kazakhstan – 20 athletes with the support of two coaches are preparing for the World Weightlifting Championships to be held in Ashgabat in…

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IWF team inspected the facilities of the Olympic town in Ashgabat
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IWF team inspected the facilities of the Olympic town in Ashgabat

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) team completed a Technical Visit to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, host of the 2018 IWF World Championships. A delegation composed of Attila Ádámfi, Director General, Anikó Németh-Móra, Director of International Relations, Mátyás Lencsér, Competition Manager and…

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Ashgabat began preparations for the 2018 IWF World Championships
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Ashgabat began preparations for the 2018 IWF World Championships

Ayjahan ATABALLIYEVA In November this year, Turkmenistan will host the 2018 IWF World Championships. The request of our country to host a high-level tournament was carried unanimously by the Executive Committee of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). At present,…

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IWF: 2018 World Weightlifting Championship will be held in Ashgabat
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IWF: 2018 World Weightlifting Championship will be held in Ashgabat

The Executive Committee of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) decided to hold the 2018 World Weightlifting Championship in the capital of Turkmenistan – Ashgabat. Weightlifting was among the 21 disciplines in the program of 5th Asian Indoor and…

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