Turkmen athletes came through to the final of the 10th World Cup Diamond/ Kickboxing, which takes place in the Russian Anapa. Turkmenistan is represented by 18 kickboxers who have previously successfully performed at international tournaments.
Muhammed Altybayev in the weight category of 63.5 kg, Aynazar Gylyjov (86 kg), Haji Geldymammedov (81 kg), Gochmurat Jumaniyazov and the youngest member of the national team of Turkmenistan – Islam Rahmetov in the weight category up to 71 kg reached the tournament final.
More than 300 athletes from 17 countries came to the current World Cup. Turkmen kickboxers retain the leading position to the utmost, proving their superiority over rivals with each fight. Chairman of the Kickboxing Federation of Turkmenistan, two-fold European champion and World Cup winner Halmurat Izmaylov also came to Anapa to support the Turkmen delegation.
Turkmen kickboxers improve their results at international competitions every year. So, in April of the current year the Turkmen wrestlers were awarded five awards at the 4th International Cup in Antalya (Turkey).