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As part of the national team of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation at the World Championship of the International Council of Military Sports (CISM) in wrestling in Iran under the leadership of the team captain – the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in Greco-Roman wrestling, five-time world champion, four-time European champion, honored coach of Russia, chief 11 athletes from the Army’s Central Sports Club will perform, the coach of the Russian national Greco-Roman wrestling team, the head of the team, the senior coach of the CSKA sports team (freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling), Lieutenant Colonel Gogi Koguashvili. In total, 20 athletes will compete for awards in the Russian Armed Forces national team at the tournament.

The Russian team will include the Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling, the winner of the World Cup, the winner of the European Games, the multiple champion of Russia Ensign Davit Chakvetadze, the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games, the winner and medalist of the World Championships in Greco-Roman wrestling, the silver medalist of the World War Games, winner and medalist of the European and Russian championships Senior Lieutenant Sergei Emelin, bronze medalist of the Olympic Games, bronze medalist of the World Championship, winner of the World Military Games, three-time European champion, winner of the European Nations Cup, champion of Russia Lieutenant Arthur Naifonov, winner and medalist of world championships, European champion Private Stepan Maryanyan, winner of the World Cups, two-time winner of the European Games; ensign Alexei Kiyankin, ensign Alexei Kiyankin, winner of the World Cup in the team competition, winner and medalist of the Russian championships.

On the day of departure, the wrestling team of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation underwent a drill and briefing at the CSKA Museum of Sports Glory.

“It has become a good and good tradition for us to see our athletes off to competitions here, in the heart of the Army’s Central Sports Club, at the Army Club’s Museum of Sports Glory,” said Colonel Oleg Parkhomenko, CSKA Deputy Head for Sports in his parting words. – You are one of the strongest and brightest teams. I am sure that it will not be easy for you in Iran. I would like to wish you good luck and show all my abilities. This year has been eventful with major tournaments, and this World Military Championship is essentially the last of them. “

Three-time Olympic winner, multiple world and European champion, Hero of Russia Alexander Karelin expressed gratitude to CSKA for the support and development of wrestling, especially for seeing off and parting words of the Russian Armed Forces team before the World Championships in such a symbolic and important place for all army men. “You are going to the World Military Championship in Iran, a country where wrestling is very popular. There are few such countries with an attitude to wrestling. A serious test awaits you. But remember that each of you represents the Russian school of wrestling, represents the Armed Forces of Russia, – Karelin especially noted. – Strive first of all to overcome yourself. I wish you discipline, perseverance and, as a result, victory. There are no trifles now. Moreover, in such a difficult period. Just take care of yourself and then everything will work out. Show all your condition, which you are ready for. “

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

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