VIII All-Ukrainian Combat Sambo Tournament in honor of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker
On December 22, 2018, VIII All-Ukrainian Combat Sambo Tournament in honor of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker was traditionally held in Shepetivka city under the patronage of the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Svarog West Group Corporation and Honorary President of Khmelnytskyi Regional Federation of Combat Sambo of Ukraine Mykola Agarkov.
The competition took place at "Lokomotyv" gym, was attended by young athletes from different parts of Ukraine born in 2002-2003 and 2004-2005. About 120 participants from Khmelnytskyi, Kyiv, Volyn, Kharkov, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Kirovograd and Vinnytsia regions came to fight for the victory. 4 national teams presented Shepetivka city at the competition. Before the tournament starts, in addition to coaching installations, all participants received sweet gifts from St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker.
Special guests came to share the spirit of the tournament, including Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Roman Matsola, Deputy Mayor of Shepetivka City Council Natalia Stasyuk and abbot of the Temple of Faith, Hope, Love and their mother Sophia Archpriest Anatolii.
Khmelnytskyi Combat Sambo Federation undertook the preparation of the competition, Vice-President of the Combat Sambo Federation of Ukraine, the judge of Khmelnytskyi regional branch of the public organization "Ukrainian Sambo Federation", chief judge of the competitions, international category judge Oleksandr Marchuk was responsible for conducting the tournament. Also the judges of the tournament were: Vice-President of Khmelnytskyi Combat Sambo Federation, the judge of the international category - Oleg Rudich, Vice-President of Khmelnytskyi Combat Sambo Federation, the judge of the international category - Stanislav Kushik, Vice-President of Khmelnytskyi Combat Sambo Federation, the judge of the national categories - Oleksandr Marchuk, silver medalist of the World Championship in Combat Sambo, the judge of the national category - Ievgen Iavorskyi.
Svarog West Group Corporation is confident that only young people with the sports striving for victory can become the new generation of Ukrainians.