On 23 May, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a videoconference on measures to popularize sports and train high-class athletes.
A meeting of the heads of ministries and departments for physical culture and sports of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization continues. The delegates present at the event, in accordance with the agenda, present their reports and presentations to the audience. In particular, the Secretary General of the NOC of Uzbekistan, Oybek Kasimov, who spoke at it, introduced the ongoing preparations for the IV Youth Asian and Para-Asian Games in 2025.
Aziza Yakubova, representing Uzbekistan at the ending world championship in Turkey in the weight category up to 50 kg, held a semifinal bout.
A historic victory at the Women’s World Boxing Championship, which is being held in Turkey, was won by Aziza Yakubova, who defends the honor of Uzbekistan in the weight category up to 50 kg.
These days, qualifying competitions in field hockey for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games are being held in Thailand. It is gratifying to note that the men’s team of Uzbekistan for the first time was awarded the right to participate in the main continental starts of the four-year period.
In the German city of Suhl, a meeting was held between the Secretary-General of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Alexander Ratner and the Secretary General of the Uzbekistan Shooting Sports Federation Mardonbek Davronov.
A delegation of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), headed by the President of the organization, Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, arrived in Uzbekistan.
The World Youth Weightlifting Championship has ended in the Greek city of Heraklion. On the final day of the world championship in the weight category over 109 kg, our compatriot Mirkhosil Mirzaboev, who won 3 silver medals, climbed the podium.
Professional boxers from Uzbekistan Elnur Abduraimov and Shahram Giyasov defeated their rivals in the United States.