The Representative office of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly in the Republic of Bashkortostan (Russia) became a partner of the District judicial seminar. Team members for the all-Russian “grappling” wrestling tournament among men 18+ were selected at the seminar.
The event will start in Ufa (Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia) on September 19, 2020 on the basis of the Republican boarding school No. 5 of sports profile.
Athletes from 11 regions of the Volga Federal district of Russia are expected: Kirov, Nizhny Novgorod, Orenburg, Penza, Ulyanovsk, Samara and Saratov regions, the Republic of Mari El, Mordovia, Tatarstan, and Perm Krai.
“In order to improve the skills of judges and athletes of the Volga Federal district and select the national team to participate in the all-Russian tournament, we have planned a set of events aimed at explaining the new rules of grappling wrestling. As part of the calendar plan for 2020, our Federation has already held control selection fights, where more than 300 young athletes from 25 municipal districts and city districts of the Republic competed for the right to participate in the selection for the all-Russian tournament. The selected team will represent the regions at the national competition, which will be held in early October in Moscow region”, - said the organizer of the competition, the Director of the Regional health-enhancing public organization “Federation of wrestling “grappling” of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Deputy Chairman of the Sports Council of the Representation of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly in the Republic of Bashkortostan (Russia) Irik Mustafin.
In Bashkiria grappling has been actively developing since 2011. Every year in 2011-2015, about 5 competitions were held among children, teenagers, youth, and more than 800 people. Since 2016, grappling has been part of the wrestling disciplines.