DUSHANBE , August 3, Asia-Plus - An international archery tournament in memory of Tajik archer Vadim Sharipov is currently going on in the Kazakh city of Almaty .  

Ms. Nargis Nabiyeva, the deputy head of Tajikistan ’s Committee for Sports and Physical Training, has told Asia-Plus that the best Tajik female archers such as Firuza Zubaydova and the Tagoyeva sisters Fotima and Zuhro are representing Tajikistan in this archery contest in Kazakhstan .  “This tournament is held in memory of known Tajik archer and champion of the world Vadim Sharipov, who tragically died in Kazakhstan five years ago,” Ms. Nabiyeva said, noting that the tournament in memory of Vadim Sharipov is held in Kazakhstan for the second time.      

According to her, the tournament will end on August 6, and an open championship of Kazakhstan on archery will be held in Almaty from August 7-11.  “Our sportswomen also will take put in Kazakhstan ’s open championship on archery,” the Asia-Plus interlocutor said.  

“It is expected that Firuza, Fotima and Zuhro also will take part in the 15 th Asian Games that will be held in Qatar in December this year,” Nargis Nabiyeva noted.