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Alexander Karelin will present to New Urengoju one more wrestling mat

Triple Olympic champion Alexander Karelin will present to New Urengoju (to Jamalo - the Nenets autonomous region) one more wrestling mat, was informed by News in information department of the mayoralty.

According to the interlocutor of agency, in New Urengoe the sixth open superiority of a city on Greek - the Roman struggle among young men 1992 - 1995 of a birth on prizes of the mayor has taken place. 168 sportsmen have taken part in competitions from all autonomous region.

the Interlocutor of agency has noticed that the school Greek - the Roman struggle in New Urengoe has started to develop five years ago from Karelin`s gift which has brought the first wrestling mat to a city and throughout five years sponsors young fighters.

there Has arrived Karelin and on present competitions. Together with it to a city there have arrived many eminent visitors, among them the quadruple Olympic champion, 13 - the multiple world champion on biathlon, 19 - the multiple champion of the USSR on biathlon Alexander Tikhonov, the prize-winner of the European superiority on Greek - the Roman struggle Sergey Artjuhin, others known in the world of big-time sports of the person, the interlocutor of agency has added.

As he said, Karelin, Tikhonov, Artjuhin and head New Urengoja Victor Kazarin have taken part in a press - conferences. Karelin has paid attention to the positive changes which have occurred for these five years in New Urengoe in the field of Greek - the Roman struggle.

" Undoubtedly, and the sixth open superiority will give a new impulse to development of this sport involving more and more admirers among youth. BTW, in the near future in New Urengoj will be delivered one more gift from the Olympic champion - one more wrestling mat " - the interlocutor of agency has told.