Sofia Zudova lifted out of her weight division at Ashgabat 2017 to be Australia’s top placed weightlifter with 5th in the women’s 90kg category.
Ridge Barredo has topped the 105kg weightlifting Group B competition at Ashgabat 2017, with teammate Matthew Lydement in third place
A new snatch PB and five out of a possible six successful lifts has Jacob Marquardt grinning from ear to ear after his international debut at Ashgabat 2017.
The excitement of the local media could not be contained when the Australian taekwondo athletes touched down at Ashgabat International Airport on Tuesday night.
In just over a weeks’ time, 18 Australian athletes and 12 officials will touch down in the capital of Turkmenistan to don the green and gold for the nation’s Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) debut.
In one month’s time, six up-and-coming Australian weightlifters will face Asia and Oceania’s best at the 2017 Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.