Sambo wrestlers show their mettle
Moscow’s Druzhba Sports Complex hosts international competition in sport and combat sambo: Anatoly Kharlampiev Memorial
On the final day of the competitions Belarusian sambo athletes claimed five various medals. Sergey Filomenko won in the combat sambo tournament in the under 82kg category, defeating Russian Dilshod Khidiraliev. Meanwhile, Ivan Aniskevich earned bronze in sport sambo, as did the most experienced representative of the Belarusian national team, Yuri Rybak. Alexey Stepankov snatched silver, alongside Olga Namazova who lost to Russian Victoria Stankevich in the finals.
In the two previous days, Belarusian athletes claimed eleven awards. Alongside Sergey Filomenko, Yekaterina Prokopenko also captured gold in the under 60kg category. In her final struggle, Yekaterina proved stronger than Georgia’s Shorena Sharadze.