• Quotes of the heroes of the Sambo Students Championships-2016 in Limassol

Quotes of the heroes of the Sambo Students Championships-2016 in Limassol

Personalities
14 December 2016 Sergei Grishin

Hadzhali Gasymov (Azerbaijan). The world champion in the weight category of up to 42 kg

Хаджали Гасымов

His crown move. Throw through a side flip. Probably because I have the necessary genetics. I have a very strong back, and that is exactly what you need for this technique.

The idol in the sport. My coach Salimon Agaev.

Favorite subject in school. Physical Education. And if not PE, then the Azerbaijani language.

What he sacrifices in the name of sport. I limit myself in get-togethers and opportunities to show myself.

A sports dream. Always be a world champion.

Julia Molchanova (Russia). World champion in the weight category of up to 44 kg

Юлия Молчанова

Her crown move. A toss across the head with a foot on the stomach.

The idol in the sport. None such.

Favorite subject in school. Algebra. Love to count.

What she sacrifices in the name of sport. No free time. Also have to avoid eating before the weighing to show the correct weight.

A sports dream. Be a world champion among cadets.

Tornike Margelashvili. World champion in the weight category of up to 50 kg

Торнике Маргелашвили

Crown move. Gadavli, the favorite move of many Georgians. It seems to be in our blood.

The idol in the sport. A Japanese judo athlete, Rio de Janeiro Champion in the weight category of 73 kg, Shohei Ono.

Favorite subject in school. Geography.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. Nothing. I train as much as I like and just move forward.

A sports dream. Become a world champion and an Olympic champion. I hope that when I grow up, sambo will become Olympic.

Sofia Asvesta, Cyprus. Bronze prize-winner in the weight category of up to 52 kg.

София Асвеста

Crown move. A throw across the back from the knees.

The idol in the sport. Ilias Iliadis, a Greek judoka, a champion of Europe, of the World and Olympic Games. As a Cypriot, I certainly admire this athlete.

Favorite subject in school. Italian language. I like it since childhood and study it a lot. Perhaps in the future I will go to study to Italy.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. I have weight problems, have to lose it all the time, so I forbid myself some food. Also don’t have a lot of time to spend with my friends.

A sports dream. Participate in the Olympics.

Roman Trush, Ukraine. World champion in the weight category of up to 60 kg

Роман Труш

Crown move. “Bullhead”

The idol in the sport. Seven-time world champion in sambo from Ukraine Viktor Savinov. I like him as an athlete and as a person.

Favorite subject in school. Don’t care for school.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. Free time. I train all the time to get better results.

A sports dream. Become a master of sports

Vaiga Cecita, Lithuania. Bronze prize-winner in the weight category of up to 60 kg

Ваига Цецита

Crown move. A throw using one leg.

The idol in the sport. A judoka Yohji Yamamoto

Favorite subject in school. Maths. It’s easy for me.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. I have no dates as I train all the time.

A sports dream. To be on the pedestal listening to the hymn of Lithuania.

Damaris Funeczan, Romania. World champion in the weight category of up to 60 kg

Дамарис Фунецзан

Crown move. A throw across the back from the knees. I'm short so I’m good at this technique.

The idol in the sport. Alina Dumitru, Olympic champion in judo from Romania.

Favorite subject in school. Theory of sports training. I'm in a sports lycée.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. I fully give myself to the sport and this is my boundary from the rest of life. When my friends go to the mall, I'm not going.

A sports dream. To go on the way I do now.

Sandro Razmadze, Latvia. Silver medalist in the weight category of up to 60 kg.

Сандро Размадзе

Crown move. I have lots of them, but if you need just one, it’s a throw across a hip. Like Georgians say, it’s in the blood.

The idol in the sport. Vsevolod Zeleniy. And not just because he’s my coach and I train at a school with his name, but because he’s a great athlete, bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in Sydney. I also love Ilias Iliadis, a Greek sportsman, champion of the Olympics, Europe and the world.

Favorite subject in school. I got two of them: Maths and Russian.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. I have to limit myself in get-togethers with friends, concerts, etc. But I’m only upset for 5 minutes, then I just think about training and feel happy again.

A sports dream. Become an Olympics champion, or at least a prize winner. It’s also very honorable.

Victoria Novikova, Belarus. World champion in the weight category of up to 70 kg.

Виктория Новикова

Crown move. A throw across the back from the knees. When I was a child, my coach taught me to do it, and it always saves me at difficult times.

The idol in the sport. Belarusian Olympic champion in judo Igor Makarov.

Favorite subject in school. History. I wonder how people lived in ancient times. Since childhood I’ve been interested in the history of Russia, my favorite part is the era when ruled Peter I and Catherine II.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. My free time. I train or study all the time. Have no time to go out with friends.

A sports dream. Globally, an Olympic gold. For now, just go to the European Championships. It’s more realistic and I can do it.

Turobek Ismoilov, Uzbekistan. World champion in the weight category of up to 72 kg

Турабек Исмоилов

Crown move. A throw through a side flip.

The idol in the sport. Uzbek judoka Rishod Sobirov, two-time world champion, three-time bronze medalist in the weight category of up to 60 kg. I’m from Bukhara, just like him, and he fights really well, he has achieved phenomenal results.

Favorite subject in school. Maths.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. I limit myself in food and even drink. I have to lose weight, it’s not very easy.

A sports dream. Become the champion of the world and Olympics.

Taras Osipyuk, Russia. World champion in the weight category of up to 82 kg.

Тарас Осипюк

Crown move. A wrap up, as my opponents usually fight in a right stand, while I do in the left one. So it’s easy for me to get a good hold.

The idol in the sport. In sambo, I would like to be like Vladimir Prikazchikov. If you take the world sports, I respect Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.

Favorite subject in school. Russian. Everyone says I write without mistakes. It’s easy for me, I have an inborn grammatical awareness.

What they sacrifice in the name of sport. My studies, my friends, and sometimes even family time.

A sports dream. Fight and win in other Russian championships and the international ones also.