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]
Second International Junior Sambo Tournament "Young Samboist"
Second International Sambo Competition between children sambo clubs, devoted to the 100th year birthday anniversary of Anatoliy A. Harlampiev, was held in Moscow (Russia) in Ivan Yarygin Wresling Palace on September 21-23. The tournament was sponsored by Prefect of Moscow South-East Administrative District.
Advisor of Russian President Mr. A.Aslakhanov, Prefect of Moscow South-East Administrative District Mr. V.Zotov, FIAS President Mr. D.Rudman, Russian Sambo Federation President Mr. S.Eliseev, President of Association of Developing Sport Martial Arts "Otechestvo" Mr. B.Rotenberg, Vice-President of SportCommittee of Moscow Mr. R.Laishev, President of A.A.Harlampiev Fund Mr. V.Zeglov were present at the competition.
Juniors born in 1994 or 1995 took part in the competition in the following weight categories: 30, 32, 35, 38, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57, 64, 67 and over 67 kg.
Team "Sambo-330" from Sankt-Peterburg won the first place, young sportsmen from Tula won the second place and third place was devided between "Vyskunets" (Vyksa) and "Proletarskiy Sambist" (Moscow).
According to FIAS President David Rudman, "Young Samboist" tournaments provided real test in endurance and determination and became jumping-off place into the world of big sport for Honored Master Sambo, 3 times World Champion Igor Kurennoy; Honored Master Sambo, 2 times World Champion, World Cup Champion, 2 times Europe Champion Suren Balachinskiy; Honored Master Sambo, World Champion Aleksandr Filatov; Master Sambo of Internation Class, World Champion Aleksandr Sidorov; Master Sambo of Internation Class, 2 times World Champion, World Cup prize-winner Dmitriy Kobalia; Master Sambo of Internation Class, World Champion Sergey Golovin and many other well-known sambo sportsmen.