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Weightlifter Polina Guryeva wins Turkmenistan's 1st Olympic medal

TOKYO -- Sparsely populated and isolated from most of the outside world, Turkmenistan has finally won its first Olympic medal since independence from the Soviet Union. Weightlifter Polina Guryeva won a silver medal for the Central Asian nation at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, and then predicted she would go down in the country's history.
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Turkmenistan: Tokyo story

Turkmenistan's Olympic squad has been led to the Games in Tokyo by the president's son, Deputy Prime Minister Serdar Berdymukhamedov. There is nothing about the presumed heir's job profile that makes him a natural candidate for the task, other than that he is increasingly representing Ashgabat on foreign shores. Sure...
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