FIGHT IN ANCIENT RUSSIA
In Russia, wrestling has always been popular. Along with fist fights, it was both entertainment and a vital necessity: wars in Russia practically did not stop. The fight also had…

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MIDDLE AGES
In the Middle Ages, wrestling as a sport ceases to exist. There was no place in the Christian world or in Islamic sport. But the struggle has not lost its…

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BOXING (part 3)
WEIGHT CATEGORIES. They were introduced about two hundred years ago. The currently accepted division into weight categories among amateurs and professionals diverges somewhat. Lovers have 12 categories, professionals have 17…

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SPORTS FIGHT IN MODERN RUSSIA

In 1993, the Russian Wrestling Federation was created, uniting freestyle and Greco-Roman style wrestlers. The Federation includes sports organizations of almost 80 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. President of the Federation – Honored Master of Sports, Honored Coach of Russia, member of the FILA Bureau, Olympic champion M.G. Mamiashvili.

In December 1994, the “match of the century” in Greco-Roman wrestling between the Russian national team and the world national team was held, attended by FILA President Milan Ercegan. The Russians won a landslide victory with a score of 9: 1.

At the Games in Atlanta, our Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling teams were the first in the team event.

One of the most titled Russian athletes is the 9-time world champion and three-time Olympic champion Alexander Karelin. Having become a real sports legend, he did not know defeats on the wrestling mat for 12 years in a row. In Sydney 2000, luck turned its back on Karelin, but the honor of the Russian school of Greco-Roman wrestling was supported by his teammates Varteres Samurgashev and Murad Kardanov, who became winners in their weight categories.

Equally successful are Russian freestyle wrestlers. These are, first of all, world champions, Europe and the Olympic Games brothers Buvaysar and Adam Saitiev. At the 2000 Games, our wrestlers won four out of eight gold medals. In total, the national team in freestyle wrestling already has 10 highest Olympic awards.

At the 2002 European Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship, our team won three gold and two silver medals. And at the continental championship in freestyle wrestling, the Russians won the four highest awards out of seven.

Among the leading fighters of Russia are also: G. Koguashvili, M. Khadartsev, S. Murtazaliev, M. Kardanov, S. Tsvir, A. Menshikov, D. Musulbes, M. Umakhanov and others.

TECHNIQUE, PREPARATION AND FIGHTS IN MUAI-THAI.
Muay Thai is considered one of the toughest martial arts. His technique allows for equally successful combat at long, medium and close range. But the most dangerous Muay Thai fighters…

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WOMEN'S FIGHT
In some countries, various types of women's wrestling began to be cultivated long before its official recognition. In the Soviet Union, it was born on the initiative of the Honored…

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SLAVIC-GORITSKAYA FIGHT (part4)
PROHIBITED TECHNIQUES AND VIOLATIONS OF RULES. Limitations on permissible technical methods in the Slavic-Goritsky struggle are minimal and are associated mainly with the peculiarities of a particular style. So, in…

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FIGHT IN ANCIENTITY
The most ancient of the currently known images of wrestlers date back to 6–4 millennium BC. e. - to the culture of the South Mesopotamia (the territory of modern Iraq).…

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