Yakut mas-wrestling is leading among Russian national sports
Yakutia 24 TV channel: In the list of the most popular national sports, published by The Russian Sports Ministry, mas-wreatling is leading with 12 896 people, engaged in it. The second is Yakut sports khapsagai with 6 594 keen. The third is Tuvin fight khuresh.
The ministry list includes 6 national sports of Russia, including Yakut national jumps, Chuvash fight kireshu and Ingush national martial arts shodsanlat. The total number of people in the country, engaged in national sports, is 30 990.
The ministry notes that in addition to saving the national traditions, national sports also influence the personality, will and interest to folk art at the youth.