• To all journalists! Accreditation for the World SAMBO Championships 2017 in Sochi

To all journalists! Accreditation for the World SAMBO Championships 2017 in Sochi

Mass media
30 August 2017 Sergei Grishin

The journalist accreditation for the upcoming World SAMBO Championships 2017 has officially begun. The tournament will take place at The Iceberg Skating Palace from 10 to 12 of November in Sochi, Russia. General sponsor of the World Championships is Rosneft Oil Company.

Hosts of the Championships: Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, International SAMBO Federation (FIAS), Sochi Judo and SAMBO Federation.

Sports venue: Sochi, Krasnodarskiy Kray, Olympic Park, The Iceberg Skating Palace.

World  Championships in sport and combat SAMBO are held since 1973. The World SAMBO Championships in different years was hosted by Greece, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Russia and Morocco. In 2017 the main SAMBO tournament will take place in Russia.

According to the preliminary information, over 500 athletes from 90 countries will participate in the tournament: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Panama, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Tajikistan, the Republic of Seychelles, the USA, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and many others.

The athletes will perform in 9 weight categories both in sport SAMBO and combat SAMBO competitions among men and women. In total, the athletes will compete for 27 sets of medals.

Organizing committee contacts:

All-Russian SAMBO Federation

Address: 119992, Moscow, Luzhnetskaya naberezhnaya, 8, bldg.1

E-mail: eurosambo@gmail.com 

ATTENTION: Accreditation to the World SAMBO Championships 2017 in Sochi will be available on the FIAS web-site until the 30th of September 2017!

Apply for accreditation: http://press.sambo-fias.org/