On November 15, in Khujand, in honor of the Day of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, a republican swimming competition was held at the Swimming Complex of the 20th Anniversary of Independence of Tajikistan.
The opening ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the National Swimming Federation of Tajikistan, Minister of Internal Affairs, Militia Colonel General Rahimzoda Ramazon Khamro and Chairman of the Sughd Region Rajabboy Ahmadzoda, who congratulated the athletes on the President's Day of the Republic of Tajikistan. It was emphasized that swimming is a favorite sport among citizens of different professions. Along with athletes, residents also visit swimming pools to improve their health. On the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, primarily the Founder of Peace and National Unity - the Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, respected Emomali Rahmon, swimming pools are being built in different regions of the country, which lays the basic foundation for the development of swimming.
The athletes demonstrated their skills in freestyle, as well as breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke styles at a distance of 50 meters, breaststroke and freestyle at a distance of 100 meters, in combined form at a distance of 200 meters, relay race 4x50 meters in mixed breaststroke and mixed events. The best swimmers were determined during the competition.
So, in the command structure, swimmers-athletes of two teams from Dushanbe took the first and second places, the third place was taken by the team of the Sughd region.
The winners and prize-winners of the competition were awarded a Cup, medals, certificates of honor and valuable prizes of the National Swimming Federation of Tajikistan, the Executive Body of State Power of the Sughd Region and the Office of the Committee for Youth and Sports in the Sughd Region.