Around 5,000 people take part in climbing along the Path of Health

Following example of the Head of the State who made sport exercise on several kilometres long Path of Health on the day before, mass climbing along this route took place.

Members of the Cabinet of Ministers, leaders of the Mejlis, military and law enforcement agencies, ministries and departments, public organizations, students of the capital's universities and students of professional educational institutes, numerous representatives of labour collectives have gathered at the foothill of the Gindivar Mountain on Sunday morning.

Running completion along the Path of Health has been organized for the youth. Young men and women have run forward taking over each other trying to show the best result in covering the distance. Around 5,000 people took part in the climbing in general.

The sports receives more and more supporters and big significance in modern Turkmenistan. Making of conditions in order to more citizens, especially children teenagers and youth go in for sports and physical training is the main objective of development of the strategy of development of sports and assertion of healthy life style in our country.

Huge work has been carried out in the last few years for stimulation and development of national sport and health improving sphere; its multidimensional potential is improved. Participation of Turkmen athletes in the world sport movement is expanded. The country hosts big international competitions.

Modern sport complexes, stadiums, specialized sport schools have been built in the capital and all regions of the country. national equestrian games gain more popularity; big equestrian complexes have been built in all velayats.

The Path of health is one of special objects of sport and health improving infrastructure of the country. this unique walking track has been built in many velayats and the capital, in the most beautiful places, which gives the opportunity to people not only to improve health but also to become closer to the nature, which is important for urban residents.

Regular mass cycling races, which involve thousands of Turkmenistan citizens, other physical training and sport activities similar to the current one, are good motivations for all compatriots on their way to health, physical and spiritual improvement.

Performance with participation of sportsmen has been held at the finish of the Path of health, which were followed by the award ceremony of the winners of the competition who received valuable prizes.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency-TDH