Turkmen athletes will represent their country at the London Olympics

10 Turkmen athletes will represent their country at the London Olympics, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported July 5,

The Turkmenistani team includes boxers Serdar Khudaiberdiyev (64kg) and Nursakhat Pazzyyev (75kg); weightlifters Umurbek Bazarbayev (62kg), Tolkunbek Khudaibergenov (69kg) and Mansur Redzhepov (85kg); female judoist Gulnar Khabytayeva (63kg); swimmers Sergei Krovyakov (100m freestyle) and Dzhennet Sariyeva (women’s 400m freestyle); and track-and-field competitors Mergen Mamedov (hammer throw) and Maisa Redzhepova (women’s 100m dash).

All are first-timers except for Bazarbayev and Khudaibergenov, who are competing in their fourth and second Olympiads, respectively.

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