The seventh international tournament among juniors 1999-2001 p. in memory of Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, Honored Coach of the USSR, Olympic champion Roman Dmitriev will be held from March 7 to 10, a week before the start of the World Cup in freestyle wrestling.
The current tournament will be special. Firstly, the competitions are dedicated to the anniversary date - on March 7, Roman Mikhailovich would have turned 70 years old. It is important to emphasize here that we are holding not only a wrestling tournament - these days there will be events that are directly connected with the name of Roman Dmitriev.
The international tournament will bring together a solid list of participants. As of today, wrestlers from 12 foreign countries have already confirmed their participation. Yakut fans will see on the carpets of the Triumph Sports Training Center the rising stars of the world carpet from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Moldova, Finland and Poland. Negotiations are also continuing on possible participation with representatives of teams from Iran, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and China. Traditionally, members of the junior national team of Russia will take part in the tournament. This team includes wrestlers from Dagestan, Buryatia, Tyva, Krasnoyarsk and St. Petersburg.
The team of Yakut wrestlers will be represented in the amount of thirty athletes. Well, just in the tournament Roman Dmitriev expect about 150 participants.
The technical delegate of the tournament from the United World of Wrestling appointed specialist from Croatia Davor Petanzek.
Well, as an honored guest of the competition, we expect the arrival of the world wrestling legend, Valentin Yordanova. The renowned wrestler from Bulgaria is the 1996 Olympic champion, as well as the seven-time world and European champion. He is the only male wrestler with 10 World Championship awards. Olympic champion Alexander Ivanitsky, senior coach of the Russian national team Erik Agayev and others will also come to the tournament.