2018 Climbing Word Championships, held in Innsbruck, ended on September 16. In Speed Climbing, Russia’s profile discipline, our team won two medals.
Umar Kremlev: “Our team’s successful performance at the Youth World Championship was not a surprise”3 September
The Youth World Boxing Championships in Budapest ended with a triumph of Russian young athletes. For the first time in the history of such competitions, our team took first place in the team event, winning 6 gold, 5 silver and 2 bronze medals. The Best Boxer prize was taken by Dzhambulat Bigalow (69 kg).
24 August, Valentina Rastvorova, Olympic fencing champion, six-time world champion, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, passed away at the age of 86.
Evgeny Arkhipov: “Three gold medals and third place at the World Championships is a certain stability”27 August
The Russian national Kayak-Canoe team took the third team place at the World Championships, which ended on Sunday in the Portuguese town of Montemor-o-Velho. By the number of gold medals (3) the Russians lost only to the Germans (7) and Hungarians (6), and by the total number of awards we are the second (11) after Germany (13).
The TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 to be held
in Nanjing, China from Monday 30th July – Sunday 05 August 2018. Head coach of Russian national team Klavdia Mayorova told about the preparation for the tournament and about the tasks, set before our team.
Russian national team took third place in the first ever European Mixed Team Judo Championships, which took place on July 18, in Ekaterinburg.
Prospects for the development of the new Luge discipline – women’s doubles – were discussed in Austria by representatives of national federations that host international tournaments under the auspices of the FIL.
In the first round of the European Water Polo Championships, held in Barcelona, the Russian team did not experience serious problems in the match against Slovakia, which ended with the score of 12:6 (3:1, 2:1, 5:1, 2:3) in favor of Sergei Evstigneev’s team.
The World Fencing Championships gets underway on July 19, in China. The Russian team arrived in the city of Wuxi in advance to adapt to the climatic conditions and time zone of China.
The Russian national Luge team continues preparation for the season in Paramonovo, Moscow Region. Until July 20, athletes will work on the start at the push-off strech, and then go to the recovery camp in the Crimea.