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A sambo tournament for the prizes of the Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service was held in the Moscow Region for the second time. The combined teams of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, the Ministry of Defense and the Russian Guard fought for the Cup.

The head of the penitentiary department Alexander Kalashnikov addressed the participants and guests of the competition with a welcoming speech. He noted that SAMBO in our country is one of the most popular sports, which influences the formation of the younger generation. Sportsmen, doing this kind of martial arts, temper their character and gain confidence in their abilities.

“Today’s competition is an opportunity to show your high training and once again test your potential,” said Alexander Kalashnikov.

50 athletes from 27 regions competed on the tatami in various weight categories.

In a bitter struggle, the team of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia won the Challenge Cup of the Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service, the second was the team of the Ministry of Defense. Rosgvardia took the honorable third place.

Recall that for the first time the Open Cup of the Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia was held in December 2019. Then our team also won first place.

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Press bureau 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.

MIL OSI Russia News