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Prize fund of a tournament of memory of Korkin in Yakutia will make $180 thousand - RIA Novosti, 9/3/2018


Sportswomen at a free-style wrestling training. Archival photo
YAKUTSK, 3 Sep – RIA Novosti. Prize fund of the XI International tournament of the Grand Prix on free-style wrestling of memory of Dmitry Korkin in Yakutia will for the first time make 180 thousand dollars, the chairman of the organizing committee, the two-time world champion in free-style wrestling, the adviser to the acting the head of the region Victor Lebedev.© RIA Novosti / Anton Denisov has told journalists to Pass into an image bank In Yakutia have estimated possible advantage of increase in the status of "Lena Pillars" the Tournament will take place in Yakutsk from September 5 to September 8 and will be dated for the 90 anniversary since the birth of Korkin. Organizers of competitions — the Ministry of Sport of Yakutia, federation of wrestling of the republic and school of the highest sports skill. "For the first time in the history of a tournament so high prize fund of 180 thousand dollars is founded. Winners will receive 7 thousand, the second and third prize-winners – on 5 and 3 thousand dollars respectively. We expect that to Yakutsk there will arrive the record number of teams of participants, including from the countries of the FSU and beyond. There will arrive stars of world fight whom I invited personally, and I am very glad that they have responded and have accepted the invitation. To Yakutsk there will arrive many guests of honor including the head coach of Russian national team Dzambolat Tedeev" — Lebedev has noted. It is known that except the Russian athletes, 153 foreign fighters from 30 foreign countries of the world will gather in Yakutia. Competitions will take place "Triumph" in a center of sports training. Read other news of the region here>>

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