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]
Cup of President of Russian Federation Held in Moscow, Russia
On June 16 FIAS President David Rudman participated in the opening ceremony of the Sambo Cup of the President of Russian Federation. It was the first time that the Cup Competitions were held.
Ten strongest Sambo teams in the world: teams from Bulgaria, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Georgia, Mongolia, Venezuela, Greece and Russia, met in the Sport Palace "Druzba" in Moscow, Russia.
Also participated in the opening ceremony: the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal District Georgy Poltavchenko, President of Federal Agency for Physical Culture and Sports Viacheslav Fetisov, Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzkov, President of Russian Sambo Federation Sergey Eliseev, Champion in the World of fighting without rules on the release Pride Fedor Emelianenko as well as Presidents of National Sambo Federations.
Following members of Russian Sambo Federation were also present: Adviser to the President of Russia Aslambek Aslakhanov; Vice-President of Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolay Laverov; Fellow of Russian Academy of Sciences Boris Katorgin; Merited Master of Sports, Tree times World Champion, 5 times winner of the World Cup Igor Kurinnoy and others.
Russian Sambo team won the Cup of the President of Russian Federation, gaining the victory over Georgian Sambo team with the score 8:1. The third place was shared by sambo teams from Bulgaria and Belarus.
One point for Georgian wrestlers was won by Europe champion Ushangi Kuzanashvili, who prevailed over Beslan Mudranov in 52 kg weight category.
In weight category of 57 kg, last year World Champion Timur Galliamov gained clean victory over Gala Baratashvili - Europe Champion of 2007.
In weight category of 62 kg, Ilia Chlybov (World Champion among youth) prevailed over David Simonishvili.
In weight category of 62 kg, Maksim Simanov won the fight against Nodar Mchedlishvili.
In weight category of 74 kg, twice Europe Champion Aleksandr Sharov prevailed over World Champion among youth Kaha Mamulashvili.
In weight category of 82 kg, after long fight 5 times World Champion Rais Rahmatullin won over World Champion among youth Levan Ziklauri.
In weight category of 90 kg, Alsim Chernoskulov became the winner in fight with Mindia Bodaveli after performing painful lock.
The most dramatic fight was in weight category of 100 kg between Evgeniy Isaev and Mirian Pavliashvili. The Russian fighter was losing, Georgian fighter performed 3 throws with total score 6:0, but couldn't continue the fight because the previous back problem.
In last fight in weight category over 100 kg, 37 years old Murat Hasanov gained clean victory over 35 years old Zviad Chirchaladze.
The third place was shared by teams from Bulgaria and Belarus.