ibid, is scheduled to fight hapsagay tournament

WITH 9 by 11 August, Bay "Sohtor" Olkhon district, Irkutsk Region will be held open tournament in memory of the fight of the Buryat masters of sports of the USSR MM. Elbaskina.

This tournament, of our republic, is preparing to leave the landing of the young athletes Khangalassky region. The list of athletes include such masters fight, Ilya Timofeyev, Vladislav Efimov, Diamond Ochirjapov, Eugene Dorozhkin, Eugene Gabyshev and many others. The head of this delegation will be the Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports Khangalassky region Yuri Nikiforov.  

«Our athletes, at this time, preparing for the upcoming departure to participate in this tournament. Generally, It planned to visit 18 participants, including judges and coaches. The main purpose of our trip will be to increase the skills of our athletes in the fight hapsagay, by participating in the Buryat national struggle, as well as the exchange of experience and strengthen our friendships».

«Besides, as part of this tournament, We plan to hold competitions by "үs iileeh hapsaҕay "in the same weight class. I hope, that we spend it, since it was not previously included in the competition program, and our application took too late. This road, We learned a lot about the organization of large-scale tournaments. Such experience is very useful for us in the future» – said the head of the delegation Yuri Nikiforov.

Competitions will be held in two age categories - boys and men. Boys will be performing in the weight category 30 kg, 35 kg, 40 kg, 45kg, 50 kg, 55 kg, 60 kg, 70 kg and above 70 kg, But the men will compete in five weight categories - 65 kg, 75 kg, 85 kg, 95 kg and above 95 kg. After all the main events will be held on the absolute primacy of boys and men.


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A photo: Maxim Sukhanov