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Tajikistan|sport|June 24, 2016 / 05:51 PM
One more Tajikistani qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

AKIPRESS.COM - One more Tajik athlete has qualified to take part in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games.

According to Tajikistan’s National Olympic Committee (NOC), the 23-year-old track and field athlete Davron Ataboyev has earned 2016 Rio Olympics quota spot running the 200-meter dash at the international tournament in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) in 20.5 seconds.

Thus, five Tajik athletes have already earned quota spots through their respective sports' Olympic qualification processes: track and field athlete Davron Ataboyev; hummer thrower Dilshod Nazarov; boxer Anvar Yunusov; and two judokas Komronshoh Ustopiriyon and Muhammadmurod Abdurahmonov.

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