President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday (October 3) thanked and praised the athletes who won medals in Turkmenistan’s internal games.
The president, at the ceremony, told Zuhra Rezaie, the only lady medalist in the ceremony, “You represented the honor of Afghan women,” a statement by his office said.
In the following, the president praised Hussein Safari, the gold medalist of the country, by awarding a cash prize and awards.
The tournament was held in Turkmenistan and Afghan athletes won a gold medal, a silver medal and 10 bronze medals in the games.
In the fifth Asian Indoor Session, representing Afghanistan, more than 215 athletes participated in 16 sports fields, with Afghanistan ranked 26th among 64 countries.