Open Letter from FIAS Vice President Mr. M.G.Shultz
During more than three years the direction of FIAS represented by its president Shestakov V.B. tries to create private commercial organization using the platform created during long-time history of development called “SAMBO”.
Essentially it is an attempt of theft, probably, with the aim of further sell of our kind of sport. For this it is used the tactics of defamation of people and organizations
that occupied with sambo development throughout their life. These are attempts of liquidation or compulsion to sell famous successful projects in Sambo. Read more...
[May 19, 2013]
Pan-American Federation Congress
The Congress of the Pan-American Amateur SAMBO Federation was held in Punta-Cana, Dominican Republic.
Five representatives out of 7 its official Members have been presented. The 6th official Member - the Panama, provided its voice with the power of attorney.
Presidents and other members of the National Federations discussed the past results, the present issues and the future positive developments of SAMBO in to the American continent Read more...
[March 4, 2013]
The XII International SAMBO Tournament of A category among men dedicated to the memory of Yuri Potapov took place on June 16 in Vladivostok.
More than a hundred athletes from Russia, the Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia took part in the Potapov Memorial. The competitions were held on the mats of Olympiets Sports Complex.
Winners and medalists were determined in nine weight categories. There were many new faces; not only famous sambists but also young athletes got on the podium. For them, these competitions were a great trial that will help them achieve high results in future. The experienced wrestlers in their turn could try their strength in the period of summer training for the main events of the year.
There will be several important events this year: first of all, the World Championships for Youth in Sofia (Bulgaria), then the World Championship in Minsk (Belarus), and the Students' World Cup in Kazan (Russia).
The results of the XII International Tournament "Memorial Yu.Potapova"
Weight category up to 52 kg
1. Aleksandr MELNIKOV (Russia, Primorsky region)
2. Sergei IVANOV (Russia, Chuvashia)
3. Edgard BORISOV (Russia, Khabarovsk region)
Weight category up to 57 kg
1. Vasiliy KARAULOV (Russia, Krasnodar region)
3. Valery SORONOKOV (Russia, Sverdlovsk region)
3. Vladimir SHUTIKOV (Russia, Amur region)
Weight category up to 62 kg
1. Michael TSYGANOK (Russia, Khabarovsk region)
2. Sardor YUNUSOV (Uzbekistan)
3. Darkhan ALIMBETOV (Russia, Khabarovsk region)
Weight category up to 68 kg
1. Vladimir BALYKOV (Russia, Penza region)
2. Sergey ZAVALEY (Russia, Primorsky region)
3. Manuk ADZHEMYAN (Russia, Amur region)
Weight category up to 74 kg
1. Aleksandr DANKO (Russia, Primorsky region)
2. Anton AMBA (Russia, Amur region)
3. Nikolay FEDYAEV (Russia, Moscow)
Weight category up to 82 kg
1. Georgy LEBEDEV (Russia, Penza region)
2. Semen GERILOVICH (Russia, Primorsky region)
3. Vasiliy TROFIMOVICH (Russia, Khabarovsk region)
Weight category up to 90 kg
1. Aleksey KHARITONOV (Russia, Penza region)
2. Oleg SPASENNIKOV (Russia, Primorsky region)
3. Dmitry IVANOV (Russia, Primorsky region)
Weight category up to 100 kg
1. Alsim CHERNOSKULOV (Russia, Sverdlovsk region)
2. Aleksey KHARCHUK (Russia, Khabarovsk region)
3. Dmitry ELISEEV (Russia, St. Petersburg)
Weight category over 100 kg
1. Viktor STOROZHENKO (Russia, Primorsky region)
2. Alexey USOV (Russia, Primorsky region)
3. Dmitry DOMNIN (Russia, Primorsky region)