Team Turkmenistan 2019 🇹🇲

Team Turkmenistan is comprised of 5 students and 2 mentors. Mentors of the team are Berdimyrat Yazhanov and Atamyrat Shahanov, they both have experience attending the FIRST Global Challenge in past years. Atamyrat Shahanov and his team won gold medals in FGC 2018 for the Sofia Kovalevsky Award. Berdimyrat Yazhanov – despite being a biology teacher, is very good at computer programming. He took C++ and Java programming language courses. Both mentors know that robotics is our future, so they want to be involved with robotics.

Ahmed Am.– Captain
Ahmed is chemistry Olympiad student, whilst he is not studying chemistry he likes to work with wiring and construction of robots at school. In 10th grade Ahmed was accepted to SUNY Oswego University, with a scholarship of 9.000$. In the future Ahmed wants to improve nano-technology in medicine.

Ahmed  Ak.– Programmer
Ahmed participated in FGC 2017 in the USA. Since 2017, Ahmed has become one of the leading computer programmers at his school. When he is not busy at school, Ahmed enjoys web-designing, learning various programming languages, reading, drawing and learning Spanish.

Abray – Responsible for Media
Abray is very good at math, biology and chemistry. But Abray himself enjoys learning computer technologies. Abray has his science reports in some famous magazines in Turkmenistan. He also likes travelling and connecting with other people on social media.

Ayjahan – Spokesperson
She can speak in English fluently, because she lived in England for some time. There she learned more about English culture and expanded her communication skills in English. Up to date, Ayjahan has won several medals in science and robotic competitions all around the world.

Mekan C. – Programmer 2
Mekan is the youngest team member, but this isn’t his first team he worked with. Until now Mekan has designed, constructed and programmed many projects related with robotics and computer technologies. Mekan is the only student who has finished all robotics courses at his school.

And other team members are Ysmayyl, Begli, Zuleyha and Mekan M. They all have experience participating in international project competitions.

Our journey to FIRST Global Challenge in Dubai will not be easy, but we will do our best and show good performance there. During preparation season we have the chance of making new international friends and learning new cultures.

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