Athletes from South Ossetia will perform at the European MMA Championship

Mon, 13/05/2013 - 12:44

The South Ossetian mixed martial arts fighters will participate in the Open European MMA Championship, which kicks off on June 14 in Kiev (Ukraine). As the coach of the athletes Ruslan Dzhabiev informed IA "Res", "the South Ossetian team consists of Aslan Ikoev, Sarmat Khodov, Hamlet Driyaev and Soslan Dzhabiev, who will perform in the weight class up to 65, 70.3, 77 and 84 kg, respectively. - I would like to emphasize that this event is significant in the sports history of the Republic of South Ossetia, because our MMA fighters will be performing at the European Championship for the first time. "

According to the coach, our athletes have been intensively training for the competition.
"We are training according to the developed plan of preparation for the tournament. Special attention is paid to the improvement of both shock and wrestling techniques, as well as to improve functional training of our athletes. This is the first performance of the South Ossetian MMA fighters in such a major tournament, and we must do everything possible to show our worth, "- said the coach.
It should be noted that these athletes have been training under the guidance of Ruslan Dzhabiev in the mixed martial arts club "Star".

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