July 16, 2021. On the instructions of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the solemn farewell ceremony for the departing national team, who would represent Turkmenistan at the XXXII Summer Olympic Games in Japan, took place in the conference hall of the Sport Hotel in the Olympic Town.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Honoured Coach of Turkmenistan S. Berdimuhamedov, the heads of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Policy, national sports centres and federations and lecturers and students from Turkmen State Institute of Physical Culture and Sport attended the ceremony.
Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Honoured Coach of Turkmenistan S. Berdimuhamedov wished the athletes and coaches of the Turkmenistan national team new achievements at the XXXII Summer Olympic Games, expressing belief that they would represent our country in a worthy manner at the leading international sporting event.
Those present listened with great enthusiasm to the Address of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Turkmenistan delegation to the XXXII Summer Olympic Games.
The Turkmenistan team consists of 9 athletes representing 4 sports – judo, track and field athletics, weightlifting and swimming.
The XXXII Summer Olympic Games will award 339 medals across 33 sports.
An exhibition of the achievements of Turkmen athletes took place in the lobby of the Sport Hotel.
The participants in the ceremony wished the Turkmen athletes every success in the arenas of the XXXII Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo and adopted an Address to the President of Turkmenistan.