The ceremony of awarding government awards to the 2018 world weightlifting champion Yulduz Dzhumabayeva and her coach Meretguly Sakhetmyradov was held at the Sport Hotel in the Olympic town of Ashgabat.
At the ceremony, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's decree was read out on awarding Yulduz Jumabayeva, a student of the Turkmen State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports, with the medal "For Love for the Fatherland". Also, by order of the head of state, a Lexus passenger car was donated to her.
By the decree of the President of Turkmenistan, the coach-teacher of the weightlifting section of the School of Higher Sports Excellence Meretguly Sahetmyradov was awarded the medal "For Love for the Fatherland." By order of the head of state, for the preparation of athletes who won prizes in international competitions, he was handed the keys to a new apartment.