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World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk

World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk
1 Nov 2018

Belarus' Bobruisk hosted theWorld Pankration Championships on 1-4 November. The tournament at Bobruisk Arena gathered representatives of 17 countries, including Australia and Qatar. The competitions featured about 70 medal events among men and women in different age and weight categories. The competition program was divided into four groups: full contact, athlima, or light contact, polydamas and palesmata. This year every team was allowed to field three athletes in each weight category, which means Bobruisk welcomed about 500 best pankration wrestlers.

Pankration is a revived Greek sport. Wrestlers may use virtually any tactic from other martial arts. Special protective gear and strict rules make this sport safe and spectacular.

World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk
World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk
World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk
World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk
World Pankration Championships 2018 in Bobruisk
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