The World Sambo Championships kicked off on 12-16 November in the city of Casablanca, Morocco. 27 sets of medals were played out, according to the official website of the tournament.
Samat Janybek uulu represented Kyrgyzstan in the weight category up to 80 kilograms in combat sambo. He successfully passed the preliminary stage and made his way to the final. In the fight for the gold, the Kyrgyzstani met against Aleksei Ivanov of Russia and lost. Janybek uulu thus won the 2nd place and the silver medal.
Moreover, Kyrgyzstan was represented by Orozbek Avtandil uulu in the weight category up to 62 kg in combat sambo and managed to win the bronze medal.
Another bronze medal for Kyrgyzstan was won by Janybek Amatov who performed in the weight category up to 90 kg in combat sambo too.
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