Russia capped off a successful three days here at the World University Sambo Championships by claiming the mixed team title at the expense of Kyrgyzstan.
Russia sealed top spot in the medal standings at the inaugural World University Sambo Championships here in Cyprus’ capital after claiming a further four golds today to take their tally to 10.
Russia were the dominant force on the first day of the inaugural World University Sambo Championships here, winning all six of the finals in which they were represented.
The first-ever World University Sambo Championships are set to begin here in Cyprus tomorrow as athletes battle it out for medals across 10 different men’s and women’s weight categories.
Cyprus Olympic Committee President Dinos Michaelides has claimed the country have achieved their best ever results at the Olympic Games at Rio 2016, despite failing to claim a medal.
Cypriot weightlifter Antonis Martasidis and an unconfirmed Greek competitor have emerged today as the first two athletes sent home from Rio 2016 for doping.