The gold medalist of the Rio Games 2016, Hasanboy Dusmatov has been named the best sportsperson of the year in Uzbekistan. The Culture and Sports Ministry awarded the culture and sports persons of the year in various nominations in Tashkent’s Sayohat restaurant.
The member of the national boxing team, Hasanboy Dusmatov won The Best Sportsperson of the Year award, and was awarded a diploma and cash prize of 10 thousand US dollars.
"Many people might think that after such a successful year in my career, I will get complacent, but I'm only 23, I will continue to work hard and hope to win more medals for the country. First of all, I am eyeing gold in the World championships and the Asian Games. I can say with confidence that I am looking forward to more big wins and achievements ", - Hasanboy Dusmatov said.