The national winter sports center of Turkmenistan has been accepted as a member of the international skating Union (ISU). This decision was made by the Congress of the international skating union, which met in Lausanne (Switzerland), the official website of the Ministry of sports and youth policy of Turkmenistan reports.
This action will fully open the way for Turkmen skaters to all competitions of the world and continental level.
The international skating union is the international Federation governing skating sports: figure skating, speed skating, and short track. It is one of the oldest international sports federations. The purpose of creation is to establish uniform rules and regulations for skating sports and to organize international competitions.