The World Sambo Championships 2017 will take place at the Iceberg Skating Palace from 10 to 12 of November in Sochi, Russia

September 07

Hosts of the Championships: Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, International SAMBO Federation, Sochi Judo and SAMBO Federation.

Sports venue: Sochi, Krasnodarskiy region, Olympic Park, the Iceberg Skating Palace.

The World Championships in sports and combat SAMBO have been staged since 1973. The Championship in different years was hosted by Greece, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Russia and Morocco. In 2017 the main SAMBO tournament will take place once again in Russia.

According to the preliminary information over 500 athletes from 90 countries will participate in the tournament: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Panama, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Tajikistan, the Republic of Seychelles, the USA, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and many others.

The athletes will perform in 9 weight categories both in sports SAMBO among men and women and in combat SAMBO among men. In total, the athletes will compete for 27 sets of medals.

Programme of the World Sambo Championships 2017

from 10 to 12 of November in Sochi

Friday, 10 November:

10.00

Preliminary bouts:

Women — 48, 60, 72 kg ;

Men — 52, 68, 90 kg ;

Combat sambo — 57, 74, 100 kg

17.00-17.45

Opening ceremony

18.00-20.00

Finals and Awarding ceremony:

Women — 48, 60, 72 kg ;

Men — 52, 68, 90 kg ;

Combat sambo — 57, 74, 100 kg

Saturday, 11 November :

10.00

Preliminary bouts:

Women — 52, 64, 80 kg ;

Men — 57, 74, 100 kg ;

Sambo combat — 62, 82, +100 kg

18.00-20.00

Finals and Awarding ceremony:

Women — 52, 64, 80 kg ;

Men — 57, 74, 100 kg ;

Combat sambo— 62, 82, +100 kg

Sunday, 12 November :

10.00

Preliminary bouts:

Women —56, 68, +80 kg ;

Men — 62, 82, +100 kg ;

Combat sambo — 52, 68, 90 kg

18.00-20.00

Finals and Awarding ceremony:

Women — 56, 68, +80 kg ;

Men — 62, 82, +100 kg ;

Combat sambo — 52, 68, 90 kg

20.00-20.15

Closing ceremony

Organizing committee contacts:

All-Russian SAMBO Federation

Address: 119992, Moscow, Luzhnetskaya naberezhnaya, 8, bldg.1

E-mail: eurosambo@gmail.com

ATTENTION: Accreditation to the World SAMBO Championships 2017 in Sochi will be available on the FIAS web-site until the 30th of September 2017!

Apply for accreditation: http://press.sambo-fias.org/

November 09—13 World Sambo Championship Men, Women, Men (Combat)  Russia, Sochi