Happy birthday of sambo-wrestling!

November 16 2011

Today in all countries entering into the European sambo federation, the big holiday — Birthday of sambo-wrestling, the fine sport which has united all of us.

Officially been born on November 16th of 1938, sambo-wrestling promptly typed popularity not only on the native land — in Soviet Union, and then and in Russia, but also in many countries of the world. Nowadays 34 countries are members of the European sambo federation.

Today in 70 cities of Russia will pass competitions on sambo-wrestling, devoted to holiday date. In a similar way Birthday of our type of martial arts will be celebrated in many countries of the Europe and the world.

I congratulate all professionals and admirers of a wonderful sports with happy birthday of sambo-wrestling!

the president of the European and All-Russia sambo federations