All-Russian sambo federation

8, Luzhnetskaya nab., Moscow, Russia, 119991
+7 499 557 04 46(7)
+7 495 725 46 83
President Sergey Eliseev
Secretary General Roman Bolotsky

The All-Russian Sambo Federation was founded on the 14th of July in 1990 for the development, propaganda and popularization of Sambo in the Russian Federation, consolidation and rise of Sambo position on the international arena.  It is a member of the European Sambo Federation (ESF) and International Sambo Federation (FIAS). The federation is also a member of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Russian Union of Martial Arts (RUMA) and Multisport Association of Russia (AMSR). The federation is accredited (№ 0790001411Я) by the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation.

Sergey Eliseev is elected as a President of the All-Russian Sambo Federation, honored coach of Russia, PhD in pedagogics, and professor of wrestling department at the Russian State Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism University, honored worker of physical education of the Russian Federation. 

In 2003 according to the decision of the Russia’s State Sports Committee Sambo is officially recognized as a national priority sport in the country. At present Sambo is among the most popular types of sports. Thanks to its accessibility and its role in the society’s live Sambo has been developed in the 72 federal subjects of the Russian Federation.

The Russian national sambo team perfectly performs on the international level, steadily gaining victories in team placing. The Russians regularly become the champions and prize-winners of the World and European Sambo Championships among adults, youth and juniors.

They are the strongest athletes in many weight categories on the international sports arena.

The following honored Masters of Sport glorified their type of martial arts: 
11-time world champion Murat Khasanov,
12-time world champion Irina Rodina, 
8-time world champion Svetlana Galyant, 
7-time world champion Rais Rakhmatullin,
6-time world champion Sergey Lopovok, 
4-time world champion in Combat Sambo,
the multiple world champion in mixed martial arts Fedor Emelianenko. 

The winners of the First World Martial Arts Games Marianna Aliyeva, Ekaterina Onoprienko, and Bair Omoktuev (Combat Sambo). The winners of the Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan are Elena Bondareva, Marina Mokhnatkina, Ali Kurzhev and Evgeniy Isaev. 

Olympic prospects 
One of the greatest achievements of the past decades has been the formation of a cohesive community of Sambo. Thousands of people, practising sambo, joined its values, principles and ideals in Russia and worldwide being inspired by Sambo.

Sambo is included in the official program of SportAccord World Combat Games and the Summer Universiade in 2013, along with Olympic sports. In 2014 Sambo joined the Asian Olympic Games. 

The number of amateur and professional athletes grows every year. The main objective on a global scale is to join the Olympic family. Sambo community in Russia accomplishes difficult and laborious work on Sambo recognition as an Olympic sport.

In news

August 19 2014
The II International seminar for sambo referees will be held in Kstovo, Russia
March 20 2014
Watch the bouts of the World Cup stage “Memorial A.Kharlampiev” live on FIAS website
January 31 2014
December 19 2013
October 18 2013
Elena Bondareva from Russia is the first sambo champion on the WCG “SportAccord”
August 01 2013
Sambo is the presentational sport at the 9th World Games in Kali (Colombia)
July 19 2013
June 07 2013
Russian sambo team is the 7-time winner of the Cup of the President of Russian Federation
June 06 2013
Russian national team on the Cup of the President of Russian Federation
March 24 2013
Second day of “A.Kharlampiev Memorial” brings 9 victories to Russia and one to Belarus
March 23 2013
Eight gold medals for Russia and one for Ukraine in the first day of “A.Kharlampiev Memorial”
March 11 2013
Russian Sambo men national teams for the WCh-2013 and ECh-2013 are formed
February 26 2013
Russian Combat Sambo national teams for the WCh-2013 and ECh-2013 are formed
February 25 2013
23 countries confirmed participation in Moscow WC stage “A.Kharlampiev Memorial”
February 11 2013
Russian sportsmen and coaches took part in the tournament and training in China
February 05 2013
December 15 2012
The President of ESF took part in actions of Russian Olympic Committee
December 10 2012
Sergey Eliseev took part in celebration of 50th Anniversary of Sambo in Armavir (RUS)
November 30 2012
Russian squad on the Sambo World Cup among students in Kazan
November 07 2012
Two forced substitutions in the Russian men sambo team
October 31 2012
Russian national team on the World Sambo Championships in Minsk
October 11 2012
Russia on the Youth and Juniors Sambo WC: 40 fighters for medals
September 05 2012
August 24 2012
August 20 2012
June 18 2012
January 27 2012
Invitation to The XII International Science Research Conference in memory of E.Chumakov
December 26 2011
November 25 2011
President of ESF has taken part in Olympic assembly
November 11 2011
Russia in the World Championship in Lithuania: 27 medal hopes
October 27 2011
Aslakhanov won the seventh gold medal of the WC among masters
October 13 2011