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Turkmenistan "dreams" of hosting the Olympic Games

23.08.2018 127 просмотров

The Minister of Sports of the Central Asian country spoke about this in an interview with Around the Rings. 

Vice President of the National Olympic Committee and Minister of Sports of the country Dayanch Gulgeldiyev, who is currently at the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, said that Turkmenistan is soon ready to host the main athletic competition of the four-year period. At the same time, the sports functionary did not name the exact date on which the application would be submitted. 

“Now the main goal for us is to show the world our capabilities,” said Dayanch Gulgeldiyev. “At the moment, we want to attract as many Olympic sports and international competitions to our country as possible.” 

According to the official, many international sports federations are seeking cooperation with Turkmenistan. 

The sports publication notes that the Central Asian country can back up its application with a story about the successful Asian Games in martial arts and indoor competitions in 2017. Then the Olympic village was built in Ashgabat, where a modern sports infrastructure was erected.

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