The Asian Championship for Belt Wrestling and Turkmen National Goresh was held at the Olympic Village in Asghabat
- Turkmenistan from 25th June till 30th June 2016.
The Championship was also followed by the Official Congress of the Asian Belt Wrestling Federation and the World Goresh Federation. The President of the ABWF Mr. Khalil A. Khan was also elected as the President of the Asian Goresh Federation.
Asian Turkmen goresh and belt wrestling championship in Martial Arts Sport Complex of the capital Olympic complex . Around 300 athletes from 16 countries – China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan and other participate in the competition. Medals for fights of goresh wrestlers (free style) were contested in the first day where Turkmen athletes, as expected, achieved good result, having conquered 25 medals – 12 golden, 10 silver and 3 bronze. It brought Turkmen national team to the first place in total count.
For official results: http://ashgabat2017.gov.tm/en/vision/wrestling-results/beltwrestling
Some photos of the event, more will follow: http://ashgabat2017.gov.tm/en/photos/2016-06-27T0033-Asian-Championship-of-Turkmen-National-Wrestling-Goresh-and-Belt-Wrestling