Acting head of the Federation of wrestling of Russia (FSBR) Mikhail Mamiashvili unanimously reelected to the post for the next term and will lead the Federation until 2020.

“I thank colleagues for their trust, – quotes Mamiashvili TASS. – Our challenge for the new Olympic cycle is four years successfully pass, selection up and play well at the Olympic games. It is important to maintain the status that exists today in the Russian struggle, all the number one task is to dominate the Olympic carpet. Also our main task is popularization and development of wrestling in the regions”.

“Definitely, the team of Russia will be challenged to perform at the Olympic games of 2020 is better than at the Games in Rio de Janeiro”, – concluded the head of FSBR.

Mamiashvili being the Olympic Games 1988 in Seoul, heads of FSBR since 1997. In September, he also became head of the technical Committee of the United world wrestling (UWW).

At the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Russian wrestlers of the Greco-Roman style won two gold and one bronze medals in freestyle wrestling – two gold, three silver and one bronze.

Mamiashvili, the head of the Federation since 1997, was the only candidate for the post of President of FSBR.

Mamiashvili re-elected President of Federation of wrestling of Russia 12.11.2016

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