International hand-to-hand tournament starts in Nur-Sultan
The V International Tournament of Hand-to-Hand and Army Hand-to-Hand Fighting for the First President of Kazakhstan - Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Cup is being held in Nur-Sultan city on the eve of the First President Day, Strategy2050.kz reports.
409 athletes representing 65 teams from Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan have gathered in Nur-Sultan to compete at the tournament.
The tournament is organized by the Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan with the support of the Sport and Physical Culture Affairs Committee of the Ministry of Culture and Sport and All-Kazakhstan Hand-to-Hand Fighting Association.
The prize fund of the tournament totals 8 million tenge.