On the final day of the Asian Sambo Championship Kyrgyz sambo wrestlers won 16 medals, head coach of Kyrgyzstan Arthur Son told the correspondent of the Kabar News Agency in Tashkent.
Note that the continental championship held from June 24 to 28 in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).
Among girls Christina Nezhnikova ( up to 75 kg ) won a bronze medal, among boys "silver" winners are Alibek Choroev ( 60 kg), Aziz Kubanichbek uulu (up to 70 kg), and "bronze" medalists are - Tilek Amankulov ( up to 48 kg ) Aknazar Zhamakeev (up to 53 kg), Maxim Manuilov ( 75 kg ), Pavel Goncharov ( 81 kg ), Avazbek Asanov (up to 87 kg ), Elaman Abdykerimov (up to 87 kg).
Among sambo wrestlers Orozbek Aftandil uluu ( up to 62 kg ) and Maksat Musabaev (up to 100 kg)won gold medals, Bakhtiar Abdyrakhmanov ( up to 57 kg ), Mirbek Abdykadyrov ( up to 68 kg ), Almazbek Akimbaev ( up to 82 kg ), Amankulov Rashid ( up to 100 kg ) won silver medals and Elaman Kanibek uulu ( up to 52 kg ) won bronze emdal.
"The popularity of Sambo in Asia is growing rapidly, it the level of skill of sambo wrestlers will also increase. Therefore in order to win, they must really be a cut above. In general, Kyrgyz team in the championship won 31 medals," concluded the head coach.
Next Asian Championship 2015 will be held in Ashgabat.
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