Yakut athlete Nyurgyana Nikiforova in the Russian national team will go to the international tournament - Tunis Grand Prix. The competition, which will be attended by 26 representatives of our country, takes place January 19 - 21.
The head of Yakutia, Egor Borisov, said at the news conference that the republic pays more attention to the preparation of the summer 'Children of Asia' International Sports Games than the winter ones.
The capital of Yakutia in 2018 will host the Russian Boxing Championship among men. Such a decision was made following the results of the meeting of the commission for organizing all-Russian boxing competitions for the next year, chaired by secretary general of the Russian Boxing Federation Umar Kremlev.
The International Federation of Mas-Wrestling approved the venues for championships in 2018. So, Yakutsk will host the World Cup, and the Absolute World Championship among heavyweights will be held in February in Khabarovsk.
The last decisive fights at Mas-Wrestling World Cup 2017 for prizes of Il Darkhan of the RS (Y) became an exciting finale of Days of Yakutia in Moscow. Yakut athlete Dmitry Popov scored a bright victory in the weight category up to 105 kg.