The word “sport” is familiar to everyone. It is used extensively, finding application not only in the media, but also in everyday life. Sports as a universal language can become a powerful tool for promoting peace, tolerance and mutual understanding, uniting people across borders, cultures and religions. These values, such as teamwork, justice, discipline, respect for the opponent and the rules of the game, are understood all over the world and can be used to promote solidarity, social cohesion and peaceful coexistence.
The general culture of the country and nation includes the culture of sports. Especially now because the popularity of a healthy and active lifestyle has become popular. A good trend of mass enthusiasm for sports encourages people to closely monitor their health, give up bad habits and shapes the thinking of a successful person.
The development of the sphere of physical education and sports is one of the priority vectors of the state policy of our country. As a result of comprehensive measures taken, a healthy lifestyle has become a national idea, a powerful consolidating factor that unites people and contributes to the country’s progress.
Turkmenistan, being a member of various international organizations in the field of sports, makes a worthy contribution to the further development of sports throughout the world. Being an enthusiastic advocator of a healthy lifestyle, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, pays close attention to the development of mass physical culture and fitness movement and sports of the highest achievements, as a result of which, the development of physical culture and sports, the harmonious combination of the spiritual and physical potential of a person has become one of the main priorities of our country. A good example of that is World Health Day, included as a public holiday of the country.
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