• The Russian National Team at the FIAS President's Cup has become known

The Russian National Team at the FIAS President's Cup has become known

21 August 2015 Sergei Grishin
The Russian  National Team  at the FIAS President's Cup  has become known

The FIAS President's Sambo Cup will be held in the Korean city of Pohang on September 1 in the format of matches between the Russian and South Korean teams.  A total of 54 athletes will take part in the tournament: 27 Sambo wrestlers from each side, with 3 participants in each of the 9 weight categories. Details of the competition rules and the membership of the Russian team are published in today's review on the FIAS website.

As previously reported on the FIAS website, competitions will be held in sport Sambo among men and women, and in combat Sambo. Women will compete in the  48 kg and 60 kg weight categories, while men will complete in the 74 kg, 82 kg, 90 kg and 100 kg categories in sport Sambo, and the 62 kg, 74 kg and 90 kg categories in combat Sambo. The tournament will be held at the Pohang Municipal Arena, which has an area of 10,000 square meters and room in the stands for 5,000 spectators.

The competition will have a team format, with three people from each country completing in each weight category. Winning a fight adds one point to the score one or the other team. The winner will be determined by the number of points. Team trophies will be awarded in three disciplines: men, women and combat Sambo. 

Team Korea has not yet disclosed its own membership, noting only that each region of the country is sending its best representatives to the FIAS President's Cup. But the Russian team has. It will be represented at the tournament by athletes from Moscow, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and other regions. A complete list of participants is published on the FIAS website.


48 kg

Darchinian Egine

Andrievskaia Anastasiia

Bazko Iuliia

60 kg

Raikova Svetlana

Gordeeva Violetta

Bogdan Ekaterina


74 kg

Saraikin Aleksandr

Danko Aleksandr

Adzhemian Manuk

82 kg

Manukian Aruiun

Shevtcov Andrei

Ikonnikov Evgenii

90 kg

Abdullaev Sultan

Vanyuhanov Nikolay

Ivanov Stepan

100 kg

Konovalov Anton

Efremov Aleksandr

Rozhin Grigorii

Combat Sambo

62 kg

Gorlenko Andrey

Ledovskih Andrey

Lutchenko Sergei

74 kg

Kovtun Nikolay

Volkov Mikhail

Zlivko Evgenii

90 kg

Udovidchenko Mickhail

Nagorniuk Aleksandr

Kirichenko Maksim

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