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the Vladimirskiy autumn will collect fighters

Tomorrow in sport centre of the Vladimirskiy state university starts V international tournament on Greek - the Roman struggle

Tournament - annual. This year it is devoted memory of the master of sports of the international category of Edward Nikiforova and is called the Vladimirskiy autumn . Hold competitions city committee on physical culture and sports and regional federation Greek - the Roman struggle. For 35 years of existence of federation by the vladimirskiy trainers it is prepared more than 40 masters of sports. Many of them became winners on superiority of Russia and Europe. 50 vladimirskiy sportsmen will participate in forthcoming competitions. And all them will arrive to our city more than hundred.

the Senior trainer of Vladimir region on Greek - the Roman struggle Nadir Magomedov:
are there will be not simply competitions, and the present feast. To us there will arrive sportsmen from Ivanovo, Ryazan, Nizhni Novgorod, Tambov and other Russian cities, and also from Belarus and Azerbaijan. They will show the skill and will be overcome for victory. The command of our area the most numerous and eminent. In it there is a winner of superiority of Europe Alexey Metelkin, the winner of summer competitions of last year Roman Konoprijchuk, winners of the All-Russia competitions Stanislav Nikolsky and Timur Edzhibadze and many other things, whose names are known at the international level. So, chances of victory at us are high...

Tournament on Greek - the Roman struggle will pass in two age categories. The first - cadets. Sportsmen will participate in it 1988 - 89 years of a birth. The second - juniors. Sportsmen 17 - will compete 19 years in this category. Solemn opening of tournament will pass tomorrow at 16 o`clock. We wish our sportsmen to act and win the next victory successfully.

Edward Alekseevich Nikiforov was born in the Far East. Popularity and glory has got after victory in the championship of Russia in 1962 when could bypass more than 70 rivals. Already in some years, supporting Kirghizia, it became the triple prize-winner of superiority of Soviet Union and the winner of the international tournament. As the trainer of the vladimirskiy school Greek - the Roman struggle Edward Nikiforov has started to work in 1974. A year in Vladimir has appeared later the first master of sports Valery Ignatyev, Edward Nikiforova`s pupil.