European Championship ended in Serbia

May 14

The 43rd European Sambo Championship came to an end in Novi Sad, Serbia. A record number of 29 countries came to the main continental start. More than 550 athletes in three age categories (adults, juniors, boys) and in two disciplines (sport sambo and combat sambo) fought for 4 days on the mats of the SPENS Arena. For the first time in the history of the European Championship, medals were awarded in the discipline of women’s combat sambo.

Within the framework of the Championship, a report-election conference of the European Sambo Federation was held, at which Sergey Eliseev was elected for a new presidential term. Also, the Championship was visited by the famous combat sambo fighter, ambassador of the sport of sambo Fyodor Emelianenko.

The overall team standings were as follows:

1st place FIAS-1 (33 gold, 7 silver and 12 bronze)

2nd place Ukraine (8 gold, 13 silver, 11 bronze)

3rd place Georgia (5 gold, 5 silver, 6 bronze)

May 07—13 European SAMBO Championships  Serbia, Novi Sad