Popular sport in russia
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Judo is the popular sport in Russia. In fact,
Russian President Vladimir Putin is fond of
Before 1914 judo in Russia was practically
unknown, although some techniques are taken
from books on self-American officer Hancock,
were studied in the St. Petersburg police school
In 1972, the judo Federation was created in the
USSR. After 1990 the judo Federation of the USSR
was transformed into the Russian judo Federation.
Judo Federation of Russia is a member of the
European judo Union, which as the continental
division is part of the International judo
During Olympic Games 2012 in London
Russian sportsmen have won 3 gold, 1 silver
and 1 bronze medals.
Famous fighters of Russia are Alexander
Mikhailin, Vladimir Putin, Tamerlan Tmenov,
Ivan Nifontov and Kirill Denisov.
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Yagnyukov Daniil, Novosibirsk