The first grappling world Cup will be held in Astana
Also, wrestlers from different countries will be able to compete in the international tournament Asia Open, bypassing the selection, as the official website of the akimat with reference to the grappling Association of Kazakhstan reports.
On July 28-29, Astana will host a Grand event-the world Cup will be held for the first time in the history of grappling. The initiator was the Association of grappling of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The best teams of the world take part in the world Cup: Russia, the USA, Kazakhstan and even Brazil known for the wrestlers. The Cup will be held in the format of a match meeting-team to team.
– This event is significant for us, as no one has ever held the grappling world Cup. Kazakhstan is the first country in the world that decided to organize competitions of this format, – said the President of the Association of grappling of Kazakhstan Kanat Alin.
In addition, the international tournament Asia Open will be held on the same days. Its peculiarity is that access is open to all interested athletes, without any selections. In total more than 500 athletes from Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Ukraine, the USA and others are declared to participate. Previously, Asia Open was not held. The Asian grappling Committee decided to organize a tournament that will contribute to the development of grappling not only on the Asian continent, but also in the world.
Last year, the grappling Association of Kazakhstan held many competitions, including the first Asian championship, which was held in Astana, as well as international and national tournaments among children and adults, such as the annual Astana Open tournament, the Championship and the Cup of Kazakhstan. Of great importance are the Qazaq Batyry Champiopshir competitions, which include 5 tournaments in the regions-West, East, North, South and center of Kazakhstan.
August 18-19 will be held on the main stage Qazaq Batyry Camrip. According to its results, the wrestlers will be chosen to represent Kazakhstan at the main event of this year – the world Championship 2018 in Astana.
We will note, grappling-the type of the sports single combat uniting all styles of wrestling – judo, Sambo, Ju-jitsu, free, Greco-Roman and other types. The advantages of grappling is that here the athletes fighting in two sections in a kimono and no kimono, the fight is held in a rack, and in orchestra seats, with a minimum of prohibited methods, however, do not injure the opponent.
The official weighing of the World Cup will take place on 27 July at 18:00 at the address: Turan Avenue? 4/2, SK «Daulet».
Date and place: July 28-29, Turan Ave., 4/2, Daulet IC, from 10:00.
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