This Saturday the 29/9, The Russian Championship Open-weight was held. As in many regions and countries around at the time, the tournaments are aiming towards the 12th World Championship 2019. Russia region have a very high level, and with the top fighter Nasirov, Russia will for sure be notice in the World Tournament next year.
With prominent guests from Japan the All Russia Championship was held, and also a seminar combined with the tournament.
Shinkyokushin Russia Seminar and Championship with top Japanese instructors: Kenji Midori, Kazuo Miyoshi, Norichika Tsukamoto, Yasukazu Koi,Taishi Watanabe, Norio Hayashida and Hiroki Okuizumi attended.
Results from the All Russia Championship:
1. Irina Valieva
2. Efrosinya Pavlova – Best spirit award
3. Olga Ivanova
4. Ekaterina Fursova – Best technique award
1. Nazar Nasirov – Best technique
2. Evgeny Otopkov – Best spirit award
3. Artem Semenov
4. Maxim Smolyakov
5. Sergey Kuryagin
6. Araslan Jafarov
7. Evgeny Mikhailov
8. Vyacheslav Solovyov
Tameshwari award: Martirosyan Arman (Pictures from Zahir Nasirov)