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The championship and championship of the North-West Federal District in wrestling pankration took place last weekend in the sports complex “Olympus” in Pskov. About 100 athletes from Pskov, Velikiye Luki, Karelia, Vologda, Veliky Novgorod, Leningrad Region, Kaliningrad and St. Petersburg competed for the prizes.

The honor of the Vologda region as part of the regional team was defended by the cadet of the VIPE of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia Samur Magamedkhanov. The athlete spent three fights. According to the results of the competition, the cadet of the departmental institute became the first in his weight category.

Victory in the tournament gives Samur the right to take part in the Russian Championship. In addition, the Vologda resident will be awarded the title “Candidate for Master of Sports of Russia” in this type of single combats.

– Pankration is an ancient Olympic type of martial arts. It combines striking and wrestling techniques. I discovered pankration only this year, – noted Samur. – I have been performing in various types of martial arts for many years. My favorite is MMA. I was engaged in this sport from the very beginning of my sports career, so I like it. Last year I became the silver medalist of the European mixed martial arts (MMA) championship. I hope to win this year.

We add that on March 18, the athlete will take part in the Northwestern Federal District Championship in mixed martial arts (MMA), which will be held in the Leningrad region.

Press service of the VIPE of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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