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NAZRAN, June 12. /Spec. Q. TASS Veronica sovetova/. The championship of Russia on free-style wrestling will start on Monday 12 June in the Palace of sports named Byrd Yevloyev in the capital of Ingushetia. For the Republic of Ingushetia, which for the first time such a championship, the upcoming launch promises to be a real event, the competition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Republic.
Olympic selection has already started
The President of Federation of wrestling of Russia Mikhail Mamiashvili said in an interview with TASS on the eve of the start of that selection to the Olympic games in Tokyo in 2020 has already started.
“Games-2020 is not far off, – said Mamiashvili. – I was recently in Tokyo, inspected the facilities, which will compete with wrestlers. Incidentally, everything is almost ready, tomorrow come out and perform. Let’s see who will make the application for participation in the following Games here, in Ingushetia” .
Tournament in Nazran for health reasons will miss a few members of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. This Olympic champion Soslan Ramonov (65 kg), silver medalist the medalist, Aniuar Guesde (to 74 kg) and Anzor Boltukayev (97 kg). Also, will not perform suspend career Bilyal Makhov (125 kg) and the champion of the Olympic games-2016 Abdulrashid Sadulayev will perform in his new weight category (up to 97 kg).
All tickets are sold
Tournament organizers the day before the start of the competition stated that the championship, not a single ticket. To get to the wrestling festival in Ingushetia attracts fans from other Caucasian republics. Because of the hype before the start, the audience is ready to move in hotels of Vladikavkaz and other nearby towns.
As for security, the day before the tournament the head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said they would take all necessary measures to maintain order. Yevkurov reminded of Caucasian hospitality and called on the hosts of the event to show courtesy and respect to guests.
To parse the moot situations at the Russian championship in addition to a jury will be established by a special jury.
The timing of the Russian championship in Nazran coincided with the Holy Muslim fasting of Ramadan. Yevkurov noted that this struggle is not a hindrance, moreover, specially trained volunteers will be handing out a fasting for a small set of food that you can eat after sunset right at the viewing platform, not looking up from the twists and turns on a wrestling Mat. In addition, the street in front of the Palace of sports will be broken a special tent for ablutions.
The championship will end on 14 June.