Wrestlers from Yamal won awards at the All-Russian tournament in Krasnoyarsk
14:50 20 мая 2019
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Athletes from Yamal Nikita Rebro and Alexander Agichev successfully performed at the 22nd All-Russian tournament in Greco-Roman wrestling in the memory of Hero of the Soviet Union Boris Chernyshyov.
The traditional tournament gathered more than 100 wrestlers from 10 regions of Russia. The sportspeople competed in 10 weight categories. According to the information given in the board on physical culture and sport under the administration of Purovskiy district, Nikita Rebro won the silver award in the weight category up to 82 kilograms, Alexander Agichev – bronze in the category up to 63 kilograms. The sportsmen represented the children’s and youth sports school “Victoria” of the town Tarko-Salye.
For reference: in April of 1945 Boris Chernyshyov was awarded with the title “Hero of the Soviet Union” for courage shown within forced crossing of the Oder and holding of a bridgehead near the Austrian town of Poysdorf. The regional tournament in Greco-Roman wrestling dedicated to his memory was founded in 1988 in Krasnoyarsk. In 1998 the tournament received the status of all-Russian.