Gold medal

Students of Inha University in Tashkent (IUT) are not only future, highly qualified IT specialists, but also the great athletes of the present-day, who proudly and patriotically glorify Uzbekistan worldwide.

On 26 February 2019, Bishkek (Rep. Kyrgyzstan) hosted the Eurasian International Mixed Martial Arts Championship organized by the WEF World “Ertaymash Kulatuu MMA” Federation.

Representatives of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan entered the ring that evening.

All athletes were of different weight and age categories (18 and 18+). Uzbekistan was represented by 11 athletes, among whom was Timur Salimov, a 2-year student at Inha University in Tashkent.

In the weight category up to 93 kg., Timur Salimov knocked out the opponent from Kyrgyzstan in the first round of the fight, won a great victory, and brought the country his fourth gold medal.

The management, administration, faculty, and students of IUT congratulate Champion Timur Salimov with a well-deserved victory and wish him the best to achieve the highest results both in sports and in education.

It should be mentioned that in the overall standings, the athletes of Uzbekistan brought home two gold, five silver, and four bronze medals.