“I am not disappointed with the result. I am even proud of being in the top five.”
“Report”According to the information of Azerbaijan cyclist Ayan Khankishiyeva said this while talking about taking the 4th place in the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games, which started in Konya, Turkey.
He said that he made a small tactical mistake before the sprint: “It’s not just about not choosing the right position. If I had seen the wheel of the opponent’s bike in time, I would have moved faster. Due to the position error, I had to pick up speed again. And they passed me at that time. Winning a medal is ahead. there are 2 more races for 2018. I am in ideal shape at the moment. The mistake can be corrected at any time. I will try to do that.”
The sportsman said that there is a good atmosphere in Islamia: “athletes from countries with highly developed cycling sports, such as Malaysia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan, perform. It is nice to compete with them. Another gratifying point is that we are at the same level as them. This allows us to fight for medals. allows”.
Khankishiyeva emphasized that the athletes of all countries are treated the same in Konya: “But they treat us as if they were their relatives, they show us a warm attitude. Of course, this is pleasant for all of us.”