Bishkek, Feb. 9, 2018 / Kabar /. The International Tournament on Combat Sambo in memory of the soldier-internationalist Vitaliy Gordeev has started today in Bishkek.
The strongest sportsmen from different regions of Kyrgyzstan and from neighboring countries will take part in the tournament. Competitions will be held at the Kojomkul Sports Palace.
Vitaliy Gordeev was the silver medalist of former USSR championship among boys and won international tournaments in sambo five times. He was a member of the USSR team. Vitaliy Gordeev heroically died in battles for the city of Salang (Afghanistan) and posthumously awarded the Order of the Red Star.