Turkmenistan wrestler – bronze medalist of international tournament in Turkey

Turkmenistan wrestler – bronze medalist of international tournament in Turkey

An athlete from Turkmenistan, Kerim Khojakov (65 kg), won a bronze medal at the Yashar Dogu-2020 Memorial International Men’s and Women’s Wrestling Tournament, which ended in Turkey.

In the fight for third place, the champion of Turkmenistan defeated a fighter from Turkey, bringing a bronze medal to the national team. Kerim lost only to the representatives of Azerbaijan and Georgia.

The final victory in the team event in the ranking tournament, which was held in Istanbul’s Baicilar Olympic Sport Hall, was won by the Azerbaijani team.

“Yashar Dogu-2020 Memorial” is organized annually in memory of the Turkish wrestler, world champion, European and Olympic Games Yashar Dogu.

Ayna BERDYYEVA