Sergey Eliseev: Sambo received an official recognition by IOC

October 21 2019

During the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board meeting, held in Tokyo (Japan), on 30 November 2018, a historic event took place. Sambo has received recognition from the IOC.

On my own behalf and on all Sambo athletes in Europe, I should like to express to you my deep gratitude for the work that you have accomplished for Sambo development in your countries and worldwide. We are sincerely grateful for the efforts that you made to promote sambo to the Olympic family.

Yours Faithfully,

Sergey Eliseev

President of the European Sambo Federation

2018_11_30_le_pt_letter_to_newly_recognized_if_fias.pdf (PDF, 38.6 KБ)