The World Cup in martial arts among students, held in Turkey in the city of Samsun under the auspices of FISU, continued with competitions in Greco-Roman wrestling. The national team of Turkmenistan was awarded another bronze medal.
Among the wrestlers in the 55 kg weight category, Abduvali Rakhimbaev ascended to the 3rd step of the podium. The athlete is a 2nd year student at the Turkmen State Institute of Physical Education and Sports (TGIFS).
In total, at the prestigious international competitions in Samsun, the Turkmen team received 15 medals: 1 gold, 3 silver and 11 bronze. Wushu masters, Thai boxing fighters and sambists excelled.