Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Federation of wrestling of Russia George Bryusov

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MAKHACHKALA, August 10. /TASS/. Dagestan has all chances to obtain the right to host the championship fight next year, said the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Federation of wrestling of Russia, Vice-President of the European branch of the United world wrestling (UWW-Europe) George Bryusov. He stated this on Thursday at a meeting with Chairman of the government of Dagestan Abdusamad by Samedovym in Makhachkala.

“George Bryusov stated that Dagestan has the potential for holding prestigious competitions of the European level”, – reported in a press-service of administration of head and government of the region.

“I can responsibly say that Dagestan is rightfully a candidate to host this major tournament (European championship wrestling – approx. TASS) . Dagestan is one of the most sporting republics, there are about 42 thousand young people are engaged in wrestling. This is the highest rate in the country. Come here very often teams from around the world”, – quotes the press-service of the word Bryusov.

According to him, it is evident that many sports facilities opened or is preparing to open in Kaspiysk and Makhachkala. Vice-President of the Greco-Roman Europe was also noted that efforts made by the leadership of the Republic with the support of the Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation, bear fruit.

“We will work hard to obtain the right to host the 2018 European championship fight in Dagestan. Soon, the inspection report will be sent to United world wrestling,” added Bruce.

“We will create maximally comfortable conditions”

Hamidov noted the support of Yerevan in the Republic of significant sports events and sports facilities.

“Your visit today as a representative of the international Federation of wrestling, to check conditions for the holding of the European championship in 2018, says a lot. For its part, we are ready to do everything necessary for that. I can assure you that the leadership of the Republic, and the people of Dagestan are interested in the fact that the championship was held in our region. First and foremost, it will be a manifestation of respect for the wrestlers and the entire wrestling community that has achieved great success,” said Hamidov.

“I hope that the international wrestling Federation made a final decision on holding the championship in our country. We will create favourable conditions for this”, – said the Prime Minister.

As reported TASS reported earlier, the head of United world wrestling Serbian Nenad lalovich declared that no fears for the safety of the championship of Europe in wrestling 2018 in Makhachkala in case of victory of the application of the capital of Dagestan.

“As for security issues, we never existed. We know that if we Makhachkala will take this tournament, they will live for the city”, – told TASS Lalovic in March of this year.

He stressed that all the necessary checks of the work of the security services will be carried out. “Of course, we will carry out all necessary checks, but fear should not be. The players there do not hold international matches? But we are fighters, we are not players”, – said the head of United world wrestling.