Today, President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhaniya had a meeting with an Abkhazian tennis player Amina Anshba.
“For me, it is a great honour to shake the hand of the European champion among youth and future first racket of the world. Do we have an agreement? This is all that we expect from you”, - the President greeted the young champion with cordiality.
Aslan Bzhaniya expressed gratitude for her outstanding achievements, the popularization of Abkhazia in the world, and also of sports in general within the state.
Amina Anshba told the President about her plans for the future. The Head of State was interested to know in which international tournaments she plans to participate in the near future. The athlete stated with regret that for now, she does not have such an opportunity because of the coronavirus and the lockdown, since the tournaments usually take place in Europe.
The President and the tennis player discussed the questions of tennis development in Abkhazia and the world tendencies in this type of sport in general.
Amina Anshba and her mother Emma Kortava thanked the President for the attention and support. Member of the People’s Assembly-Parliament Astamur Arshba also participated in the meeting.
Amina Anshba is the first Abkhazian tennis player to take part in junior Grand Slam tournaments: US Open (USA), Roland Garros (France), and Wimbledon (UK).