On March 9, at the opening ceremony of the VII International Tournament in memory of Olympic champion Roman Dmitriev, the head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Aisen Nikolayev announced the composition of the Russian national team for the upcoming freestyle wrestling World Cup in Yakutsk next week.

Also the representative of the Federation of wrestling of Russia Alexander Derevyanko handed over to Il Darkhan the Cup itself, which was brought to Yakutsk from the headquarters of the UWW United World Wrestling Championship in Switzerland.

According to the head of the republic, two Yakut wrestlers Aryaan Tyutrin and Viktor Rassadin got into the application of the Russian team for the tournament in Yakutsk. He noted that the coaching staff of the national team, headed by Dzambolat Tedeev, made a unanimous decision about those who will represent the national team at the home World Cup in Yakutsk. The Russian team will have to argue for an honorary trophy in competition with representatives of seven countries.

It is known that at the preliminary stage, the hosts will hold matches with the national teams of Turkey, Japan and Cuba, and then meet with a representative of another group, which includes teams from the USA, Iran, Georgia and Mongolia.

World Cup in Yakutsk will be held March 16-17.

Russian team

57 kg. Muslim Sadulayev (Chechnya), Aryan Tyutrin (Yakutia)

61 kg. Ramazan Ferzaliyev (Dagestan), Zelimkhan Abakarov (Moscow)

65 kg. Gadzhimurad Rashidov (Dagestan), Victor Rassadin (Yakutia)

70 kg. David Bayev (Alania), Anzor Zakuev (Crimea)

74 kg. Zaurbek Sidakov (Alania), Timur Bizhoev (Kabardino-Balkaria)

79 kg. Magomed Ramazanov (Dagestan), Husey Suyunchev (Karachay-Cherkessia)

86 kg. Dauren Kurugliev (Dagestan), Vladislav Valiev (Alania)

92 kg. Magomed Kurbanov, Alikhan Zhabrailov (both - Dagestan)

97 kg. Abdulrashid Sadulayev (Dagestan), Vladislav Baytsayev (Alania)

125 kg. Zelimkhan Hizriev (Petersburg), Pavel Krivtsov (Kemerovo)