Hussain Bakhsh Safari Wins Gold In Ashgabat

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Safari won gold for his country in Ju-Jitsu on the first day of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat on Saturday night.

The 21-year-old, Hazara Fighter, beat Turkmen Dawut Nuryýew in the men’s contact under 62kg final.

The 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games kicked off in Turkmenistan’s capital, Ashgabat, on Saturday.

The fifth edition of the AIMAG will see a total of 21 sports contested across 15 venues over 12 days of competition.

More than 6,000 athletes and team officials will be representing 65 countries.

The 21 sports on the Ashgabat 2017 program are 3×3 basketball, belt wrestling, billiard sports, bowling, chess, dancesport, equestrian jumping, futsal, indoor athletics, indoor tennis, Ju-Jitsu, kickboxing, Kurash, Muaythai, sambo, short course swimming, taekwondo, track cycling, traditional wrestling, weightlifting, and wrestling.

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