Kazan has hosted more than 23 representatives from different countries at the international tournament dedicated to the memory of Shihabeddin Marjani. ✅The competition was organized by the Ministry of Sports of the Republic of Tatarstan, the International Belt Wrestling Association, Belt Wrestling Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan Republic. Wrestlers have competed in the following weight categories:
62kg, 68kg, 75kg, 82kg, 90kg, 100kg. The tournament is named after the Tatar theologian Marjani known for his achievements in the ancient Turkic form of wrestling “Karakaplan”.
On 6-7 the World Belt Wrestling Students’ Games were held for the first time in Yekaterinburg. The competition was attended by more than 50 athletes from 20 countries. The Russian has gotten the first position in the team rating, athletes from Moldova won the second place in the number of medals, and the third place was taken by wrestlers from Turkmenistan.
On 16-18 August the Belt wrestling World Cup was held Vilnius, Lithuania. More than 20 states were represented by athletes in the competitions. The event was hosted by the Government of Lithuania and the International belt wrestling Association.