Nationwide wrestling Koresh “Cup of Siberia” took place on October 8 in universal hall GCC “Kuzbass”. The competition was held among men and youth. All – Kuzbass command in a team rating has become the first.
Total, the competition was attended by 129 athletes from 13 of the Russian Federation: Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Omsk and Tyumen regions, the Republic of Ingushetia, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Tyva, Khakassia and Altai, as well as from Krasnoyarsk and Altay territories(krai) . We remind l that for some regions “Koresh” wrestling is the national sport, which was clearly demonstrated at the opening ceremony of the competition.
The opening event was attended by deputy of the regional council of people’s deputies, honorary
citizen of the Kemerovo region, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, ten times world champion in boxing among professionals Yuri Arbachakov, executive director of the Russian Koresh Federation Rafil Akhmethanov, military commissar of the Kemerovo region Herman Vorobyov and many others.
The organizers of the tournament were Koresh Federation of Russia, Department of Youth and Sports, Regional Federation of Koresh and the Federation to preserve the culture of small peoples of the Kemerovo region and national sports.
As a result of the competition Kuzbass athletes have won 14 medals (4 medals at the cost of men, 10 – youth).
This result allowed in a team scoring to take the first place for the team of Kemerovo region. The second place was taken by the team of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the third place – the representatives of Khakassia.