With the participation of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and Sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Abdukhakimov, reports on the activities of the Rugby Federation of Uzbekistan for this period, as well as plans and presentations of preparations for the XIX Asian Summer Games 2022 in Hangzhou (China) and XXXIII Summer Olympic Games 2024 in Paris (France) were discussed.
Initially, the report of the Swimming Federation was heard at the meeting. According to the report, during the Tokyo 2020 cycle, more than 25 billion soums were allocated for the Swimming Federation and 66 domestic and 26 foreign training camps were organized during this period.
During the meeting, the fact was criticized that in 4 sports (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo) Uzbek athletes won only 2 swimming licenses at the Tokyo 2020 Games and did not win a single medal at the Olympic Games.
In conclusion, the plans that need to be implemented in the upcoming 3-year period were discussed.
Instructions were given to attract experienced coaches and consultants from abroad in each direction of swimming and to develop a plan of targeted measures for the development of this sport in remote regions of the Republic.
After that, a presentation discussion of the work done by the Rugby Federation of Uzbekistan and the 3-year work plan of the Federation until 2024 took place. It was proposed to focus on decent preparation for the Summer Olympic Games in Paris, and to develop concrete plans for further activities based on the shortcomings made before this period.
Following the meeting, the important tasks facing the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the National Olympic Committee, sports federations and associations, other responsible ministries and organizations were identified in the direction of ensuring thorough preparation and worthy participation of athletes of national teams of Uzbekistan in the upcoming prestigious international competitions, including the XIX Asian Summer Games 2022 in Hangzhou (China) and XXXIII Summer Olympic Games 2024 in Paris (France).
Officials are also tasked with successfully participating in licensing and rating international competitions before the Paris 2024 Games and further increasing the number of licenses and medals compared to the Tokyo 2020 games.