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International Sambo Tournament in Minsk

International Sambo Tournament in Minsk
20 Feb 2020

The 24th International Category A Sambo Tournament for the Prizes of the President of Belarus was held at the Minsk Sports Palace on 20-21 February. Competing for medals were athletes from 22 countries. Minsk hosted sambo wrestlers from Angola for the first time. Belarus fielded about 60 athletes. The Belarus President’s Sports Club has instituted special prizes for the tournament.

Belarusian athletes won 14 (three gold, five silver and six bronze) medals on the first day of the 24th International Category A Sambo Tournament for the Prizes of the President of Belarus which is underway at the Minsk Sports Palace.

“The first day was a good one for Belarusian athletes. Minsk has welcomed strong athletes from different countries to compete at the tournament,” head coach of the Belarusian national sambo team Dmitry Bazylev said.

According to Belarus’ Deputy Sport and Tourism Minister Aleksandr Baraulya, the international tournament featured many famous athletes in different years. “We take pride in the successes of Belarusian wrestlers. Every time they demonstrate their ability to compete against the world’s and European leading athletes at the highest level. Sambo is very popular in our country,” he added.

In 2019 Belarusian sambo wrestlers won 23 medals (7 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze medals) at the International Category A Sambo Tournament in Minsk.

International Sambo Tournament in Minsk
First Deputy Sport and Tourism Minister Vyacheslav Durnov
International Sambo Tournament in Minsk
International Sambo Tournament in Minsk
International Sambo Tournament in Minsk
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