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Kyrgyzstanis win 7 medals at International Pentathlon Tournament

Kyrgyzstanis won seven medals at the International Tournament in modern pentathlon. The head coach of the national team of Kyrgyzstan Viktor Maltsev informed 24.kg news agency.

According to him, the traditional memorial of three-time world champion Yury Khorishko ended in Bishkek. About 120 athletes from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, India and Singapore participated in it. National athletes won three gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

Rodion Khripchenko took the first place in the individual competition among men, and Ilya Myagkih — the second. Tatyana Schweiberova became the third among women. Azamat uulu Bekzat was the 3rd among young men. Rodion Khripchenko, Ilya Myagkih and Azamat uulu Bekzat won the gold medal in the men’s team scoring. Mariya Shtukina, Tatyana Schweiberova and Zarina Kudaiberdieva won silver medal among women. In the mixed relay, the duet of Schweiberova — Myagkih won the 1st place.

«We are pleased with the tournament, especially with the large number of participants from abroad. They praised the level of competition,» said Viktor Maltsev.