Yakutia mas-wrestling championship to pass in Lensky region
Yakutia 24 TV channel: The republic mas-wrestling championship will be held at Karat sports complex in Lensk from February 28 to March 1, 2020.
The championship will bring together more than 350 athletes from different regions of Yakutia. “It is very gratifying for us that competitions of such a high level will be held in Lensk. Mas-wrestling is so popular among national sports, that we’ve already had three World Championships on it. It is gaining momentum every day, more people are getting engaged in mas-wrestling, not only in our republic, but around the world,” says Prokopiy Petrov, Acting Chairman of the Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of the Lensky District.
Winner of the World Cup and European champion in mas-wrestling Innokenty Fedorov will present Lensky district in the weight category up to 90 kilograms. “We want to strengthen the platform for the development of this sport by holding such large-scale events on our territory. This will be a definite push. We are sure that even more children will wish to do mas-wrestling not only in the city, but also in our settlements,” adds Prokopiy Petrov.