Kyrgyzstani Kuban Sazayev won the gold medal at the Open Toguz korgool Championship of Asia, which took place on December 14-20 in Bishkek, the press service of the State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan reports.
The championship was attended by about 40 athletes from Azerbaijan, USA, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, South Korea and Kyrgyzstan. The competition was held among men and women in the 3 disciplines: Standard, Rapid and Blitz.
Kuban Sazayev is the only, who managed to win the gold medal of the Asian Championship. He played in the category Rapid, while the remaining five gold medals won by athletes from Kazakhstan, the press service reports.
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