From 22nd to 30th of April, 2017, the Olympic town will become the venue for hosting sports tournaments within the framework of the project "Inspiring Ashgabat".
As reported in the Executive Committee of the V Asian Games, within the test cycle "Inspiring Ashgabat" will be held the Asian Weightlifting Championship, the Asian Kickboxing Championship according to the WAKO version and the international swimming competition for short distances.
For the first time in the Ashgabat Olympic town will be held several international competitions. This will make it possible to test the readiness of a multifunctional sports cluster for the Games.
The Asian Weightlifting Championship will be held on April 23-29. At the tournament, 144 sets of medals will be played in all weight categories according to the overall results in the jerk and snatch.
The Asian Kickboxing Championship will be held from 26 to 30 April in the martial arts sports complex. Athletes from 20 countries will compete for awards within 5 days. 354 sets of medals will be staged. The representative composition of the tournament participants leaves no doubt that fans of this sport will witness exciting fights.
On April 26-27 an international short-distance swimming tournament will be held in individual category and relay race, in which athletes from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran and Afghanistan will take part.
Tickets for test tournaments - free of charge - will be distributed from April 7 at the shopping and entertainment Center "Berkarar", shopping center "Garaşsyzlygyň 15 ýyllygy" and at the cash desks of the "Aşgabat" Park.
For more information about the test cycle "Inspiring Ashgabat", please see: http://ashgabat2017.com/tm/test_events