Indonesia hosts Asian Games
Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang host the 18th Asian Games. About 10 thousand athletes from 45 countries of the Asian continent are fighting for 476 medals in 40 sports.
In freestyle wrestling contests, our compatriot Bekzod Abdurakhmonov (weight category up to 74 kg) met with the representative of Kazakhstan Daniyar Kaisanov in the final, and won a gold medal with a score of 3:1.
Free wrestlers Sirojiddin Hasanov and Magomed Ibragimov were awarded bronze medals in their weight categories.
In the Wushu contest (“taulu” discipline), Daria Latysheva defended the honor of Uzbekistan, she reached the finals and became a silver medalist.
Thus, team of Uzbekistan has so far one gold, a silver and two bronze medals.
In football, our team held the last meeting in the “B” group against the national team of Thailand, took the first place in the group with 9 points, and reached the next stage of the competition.
Javokhir Tashkhodjayev, UzA