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A sports sambo tournament was held in the Amur Combined Arms Association of the Eastern Military District (VVO) in the sports and recreation center named after Hero of the Russian Federation Major Sergei Solnechnikov in the city of Belogorsk.

The competition was attended by 9 sports teams from formations and military units of the Amur Combined Arms Association of the Air Defense Forces, deployed in the Amur Region, the Jewish Autonomy and the Khabarovsk Territory.

The competition was opened by the chief judge, master of sports of Russia, Vadim Yusufov, and a representative of the sports and recreation center, on the basis of which the competition was held. They wished the participants of the competition successful fights and sporting success.

About 100 athletes in various weight categories fought about 80 fights during the competition.

The panel of judges included the winners of previous competitions who have achieved the title of Master of Sports and Master of Sports of International Class in Sambo – Samvel Ghazaryan, Mher Adzhimyan, Nikita Zadorozhny.

According to the results of the championship, the first place in the team classification was taken by athletes from a motorized rifle unit from the Amur Region. The second – among the athletes of the motorized rifle unit stationed in the Khabarovsk Territory. Sambo wrestlers from the motorized rifle unit stationed in the Jewish Autonomous Region closed the top three.

Competitions are held as part of the qualifying round of the Amur Combined Arms Formation of the Air Defense Forces in sambo. The winners of the competition will take part in sambo competitions within the Eastern Military District.

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