15/12 12:07
 

Kanat Amankulov: "Toguz korgool has been developing not only in our country, but also in other countries"

Bishkek, December 15 / Kabar /. The opening of the III Open Asian Championship on Toguz korgool is held Bishkek on Wednesday, the press service of the State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan reports.

At the opening ceremony Director of the State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports Kanat Amankulov said that its very nice to know that Toguz korgool develops not only in our country but also in foreign countries.

"I am happy to greet all the participants, referees, coaches, guests of the championship. In 1994, the Open Asian Championship on Toguz korgool was held in Bishkek for the first time. Then the international federation was created. This game was also held with passion and great interest during the Second World Nomad Games. Now the athletes from various countries are showing interest in the game and are willing to participate in the championship," Amankulov said.

The Asian Championship on toguz korgoool brought together 40 sportsmen from Azerbaijan, USA, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, South Korea and Kyrgyzstan.

Competitions are held for men and women separately in three disciplines (standard, Blitz and Rapid) in 7 rounds on Swiss system.
The Asian Championship will be held from 14 to 21 December.

 

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