World Sambo Championships

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World Sambo Championships
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2018 World Sambo Championships
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Discipline Sambo
Typeannual
Organiser Fédération Internationale de Sambo (FIAS)
History
Editions42 (2018)

The World Sambo Championships are the main championships in Sambo and Combat Sambo, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Sambo (FIAS).

Sambo (martial art) martial art sports

Sambo is a Russian martial art and combat sport. It originated in the Russian SFSR in Soviet Union. The word "SAMBO" is a portmanteau for samozashchita bez oruzhiya, which literally translates as "self-defence without weapons". Sambo is relatively modern, since its development began in the early 1920s by the Soviet Red Army to improve their hand-to-hand combat abilities. It was intended to be a merger of the most effective techniques of other martial arts.

International Federation of Amateur Sambo is the world governing body for the sport of Sambo.

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History

The first World Sambo Cup took place in 1977 in Oviedo, Spain. Two years later, the first Youth World Championships were held in Madrid, Spain.

Oviedo Municipality in Principado de Asturias, Spain

Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. It is also the name of the municipality that contains the city. Oviedo is located approximately 24 km (15 mi) southwest of Gijón and 23 km (14 mi) south of Avilés, both of which lie on the shoreline of the Bay of Biscay. Its proximity to the ocean causes Oviedo to have a maritime climate, in spite of it not being located on the shoreline itself.

Madrid Capital of Spain

Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has almost 3.3 million inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union (EU), smaller than only London and Berlin, and its monocentric metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU, smaller only than those of London and Paris. The municipality covers 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi).

In 1984, an assembly of the Fédération Internationale des Luttes Associées (FILA), now known as the United World Wrestling, chose to create an independent federation for sambo, the Fédération Internationale de Sambo (FIAS). On 13 June 1984, a constitutive General Assembly of the FIAS was held in Madrid, in which delegates from 56 countries took part. Fernando Compte was elected the first president of FIAS.

United World Wrestling international sport governing body

United World Wrestling (UWW) is the international governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling; its duties include overseeing wrestling at the Olympics. It presides over international competitions for various forms of wrestling, including Greco-Roman wrestling, freestyle wrestling for men and women, as well as others. The flagship event of UWW is the Wrestling World Championships. It was formerly known as the FILA, having assumed its current name in September 2014.

The first championships for women was held in 1983 in Madrid, Spain. [1] [2]

Events

Current weight classes: [3]

MenWomen
52 kg48 kg
57 kg52 kg
62 kg56 kg
68 kg60 kg
74 kg64 kg
82 kg68 kg
90 kg72 kg
100 kg80 kg
+100 kg+80 kg

Senior Championships

NumberYearDatesHostChampionEventsParticipating
countries
1 1973 November 9–13 State Flag of Iran (1964).svg Tehran, Iran Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1011
2 1974 July 26–28 Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1945-1992).svg Ulan Bator, Mongolia Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 105
3 1979 December 11–14 Flag of Spain (1977-1981).svg Madrid, Spain Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1011
4 1980 May 30–31 Flag of Spain (1977-1981).svg Madrid, Spain Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1011
5 1981 February 28 – March 1 Flag of Spain (1977-1981).svg Madrid, Spain Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1012
6 1982 July 3–4 Flag of France.svg Paris, France Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1011
7 1983 September 30 – October 1 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Kyiv, Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 108
8 1984 June 14–15 Flag of Spain.svg Madrid, Spain Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1010
9 1985 September 19–21 Flag of Spain.svg San Sebastián, Spain Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1011
10 1986 November 21–24 Flag of France.svg Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 108
11 1987 November Flag of Italy.svg Milan, Italy Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 109
12 1988 December 1–5 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Montreal, Canada Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1011
13 1989 November 8–11 Flag of the United States.svg West Orange, United States Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 109
14 1990 December 7-10 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Moscow, Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 1018
15 1991 December 28-29 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Montreal, Canada Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 108
16 1992 November 6–10 Flag of England.svg Herne Bay, England Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1014
17 1993 November 9–15 Flag of Russia.svg Kstovo, Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1028
18 1994 October 7–9 Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg Novi Sad, Yugoslavia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1020
19 1995 September 1-3 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Sofia, Bulgaria Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 923
20 1996 November 1–3 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Tokyo, Japan Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1823
21 1997 October 10–12 Flag of Georgia (1990-2004).svg Tbilisi, Georgia Flag of Georgia (1990-2004).svg Georgia 1820
22 1998 October 16–18 Flag of Russia.svg Kaliningrad, Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1820
23 1999 November 12–14 Flag of Spain.svg Gijón, Spain Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1820
24 2000 November 25 Flag of Ukraine.svg Kyiv, Ukraine Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1821
25 2001 October 20–21 Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk, Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1826
26 2002 November 26–29 Flag of Panama.svg Panama City, Panama Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1819
27 2003 October 18
November 6–10
Flag of France.svg Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (Combat Sambo)
Flag of Russia.svg St. Petersburg, Russia
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2732
28 2004 June 16–21
September 25–26
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Prague, Czech Republic (Combat Sambo)
Flag of Moldova.svg Chișinău, Moldova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2723
29 2005 October 21–23
November 11–14
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Prague, Czech Republic (Combat Sambo)
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Astana, Kazakhstan
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2727
30 2006 September 30 – October 2
November 3–5
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Combat Sambo)
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Sofia, Bulgaria
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2733
31 2007 November 7–11 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Prague, Czech Republic Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2743
32 2008 November 13–17 Flag of Russia.svg St. Petersburg, Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2748
33 2009 November 5–9 Flag of Greece.svg Thessaloniki, Greece Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2746
34 2010 November 4–8 Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Tashkent, Uzbekistan Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2726
35 2011 November 10–14 Flag of Lithuania.svg Vilnius, Lithuania Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2765
36 2012 November 8–12 Flag of Belarus.svg Minsk, Belarus Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2764
37 2013 November 7–11 Flag of Russia.svg St. Petersburg, Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2770
38 2014 November 20–24 Flag of Japan.svg Narita, Japan Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2782
39 2015 November 12–16 Flag of Morocco.svg Casablanca, Morocco Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2780
40 2016 November 10–14 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Sofia, Bulgaria Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2777
41 2017 November 9–13 Flag of Russia.svg Sochi, Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2790
42 2018 November 8–12 Flag of Romania.svg Bucharest, Romania Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2780
43 2019 TBD Flag of South Korea.svg TBD, South Korea 27

Other Championships

Since 1979, championships are held for youth and junior wrestlers. [4] There are also World Masters Sambo Championships.

See also

The European Sambo Championships is the main sambo championships in Europe, organized by European Sambo Federation.

Sambo competitions at the 2015 European Games in Baku were held on 22 June 2015 at the Heydar Aliyev Arena, consisting of eight events, four in each gender.

Sambo at the 2018 Asian Games was held at the Jakarta Convention Center Assembly Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia from 31 August to 1 September 2018.

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