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03-02-12 - World kurashists compete in Greece

posted 26 Feb 2012, 06:40 by Admin Website


First major event of 2012 — VIII international tournament of the President of Uzbekistan included in the competition calendar of the International Kurash Association was held in the city of Thessalonike (Greece).

This year, more than 100 best kurashists from 20 countries around the world compete for the victory in the tournament traditionally held since 2004.

According to the report of the International Kurash Association, the tournament held in Greece was filled with acute and uncompromising fights.

Vasilios Illiadis of Greece rose to the highest step of the podium. Second place went to another representative of the owners Dionysos Iliadis. George Iadze from Georgia and Ivan Iliev of Bulgaria have won bronze medals.

About 20 prestigious sports events and tournaments of the continental and global scale included in the calendar of International Kurash Association in 2012.