Kyrgyzstani became the world champion in toguz-korgol at the 3rd World Nomad Games, taking place in Issyk-Kul region.
Two tournaments with the World Cup status took place within the Games. One of them is belt wrestling, the second is toguz-korgol tournament.
At least 58 athletes from 37 teams competed among men. Syrttan Syrgak uulu (Kyrgyzstan) took the first place in the individual competition. The second was Hakimzhan Eleusinov, the third — Nurbek Kabiyev (both from Kazakhstan). Kazakhstan became the champion in team classification. The Kyrgyz Republic took the second place, Mongolia — the third.
At least 27 athletes from 16 teams competed in the women’s part of the competition. Asel Dalieva took the first place, Anastasia Foos (both from Kazakhstan) won silver medal. Aizada Baktybekova (Kyrgyzstan) won a bronze medal.
Toguz-korgol is an intellectual sport most developed in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.