27th Summer Universiade (World Students Games)

July 14 2013

Today, on July 14 the Sambo tournament (the first in the history of World Students Games) has began in Kazan on the 27th Summer Universiade. Winners and prize-winners in 6 weight categories (by 3 of women and men competitions) will be definited in the first day of the tournament.

As a result of the preliminary bouts the sportsmen to be play in the gold medal matches are:

Weight category up to 48 kg
Olena Kunytska (UKR) — Elena Bondareva (RUS)

Weight category up to 60 kg
Yana Kostenko (RUS) — Olena Sayko (UKR)

Weight category up to 72 kg
Rui Takahashi (JPN) — Zhanara Kusanova (RUS)

Weight category up to 52 kg
Beimbet Kanzhanov (KAZ) — Tigran Kirakosyan (ARM)

Weight category up to 68 kg
Aliaksandr Koksha (BLR) — Denis Davydov (RUS)

Weight category up to 90 kg
Pavel Rumyantsev (RUS) — Komronshoh Ustopiriyon (TJK)

Gold medal bouts will start today at 4 p.m. (local time).

July 13—17, 2013 XXVII World Students Games (Universiade) Men, Women, Junior, Junior women  Russia, Kazan