Beka Berdzenishvili of Georgia overwhelmed two-times world champion Yury Rybak of Belarus in the men's over-100 kilogram final to clinch a European Games gold medal.
Russia take four sambo golds on day one at Minsk 2019 as FIAS President says he is “very hopeful” about Olympic inclusion
Russia dominated an action-packed first day of sambo action at the 2nd European Games here as they won four of the nine gold medals on offer in the Sports Palace.
Hosts Morocco won two of the six gold medals on offer as the African Beach Sambo Championships took place on Plage Aïn Diab in Casablanca today.
Hosts Morocco claimed four gold medals on the second day of competition at the African Sambo Championships in Casablanca.
Cameroon’s Tiako Essombe earned gold on the opening day of the African Sambo Championships while hosts Morocco enjoyed a strong start in Casablanca.
The African Sambo Championships are set to begin in Casablanca tomorrow, marking the start of three days of action.
Seven-times world sambo champion Artem Osipenko will be the flag bearer for the Russian team at the Opening Ceremony of the European Games in Minsk.
Sambo's growing popularity has seen all tickets for the preliminary round of its programme at the European Games in Minsk, Belarus, sell out.
History was made for sambo in Hungary when the first Budapest International Grand Prix was staged.
A cooperation agreement for the staging of 2019 World Sambo Championships in Seoul has been signed between Yong In University, the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Korea and the Korean Sambo Federation.
Hosts France and Turkmenistan enjoyed successful outings as they produced dominant displays at the Paris Sambo Grand Prix.
Russia completed a clean sweep of the combat sambo events as the European Sambo Championships concluded in Gijón in Spain.
Russia claimed another six gold medals at the European Sambo Championships as the nation further underlined its dominance of the sport in Gijón.
Russia won six of the nine gold medals up for grabs on the opening day of the European Sambo Championships in Spanish city Gijón, but the country suffered defeats in the three other finals.
Sambists Daria Pavlenkova and Alexander Strelchonok will be among the Torchbearers for the Minsk 2019 Flame of Peace Relay as it continues its journey to the Belarusian capital prior to the start of the second edition of the European Games.