Archive Documents

You may find here the old articles, presentations, lectures and speeches related with Chechnya.

Bookshelf

Information about the books that are related to Chechnya and the Chechens

Chechen Culture

Articles, materials and more about Chechen culture.

Lyrics

You may read the lyrics of the most famous Chechen songs, listen and also download them.

Poems

You may find here the poems that are written on Chechen people and also the poems by the very well known Chechen poets

Home » News

Chechen Storm in Europe

Submitted by on Monday, 22 February 2010.    1,975 views No Comment
Chechen Storm in Europe

Chechen athletes achieved successful results at international and national tournaments of judo, wrestling and boxing.

On January 23-24, Free Style an Greco-Roman style wrestling championship of France took place in Schiltigheim city which is close to Strasbourg. Two Chechen wrestlers became champions in free style among their categories. In the category of 84 kg weight, Said Akhmed Itayev, a member of France national team, won the golden medal. Muslim Saypulayev competed in the 96 kg category. He defeated the Andre Massida, son of France national team’s coach, in the final game and became the champion.

On January 16-17, Royal Judo Club from Nivelles city of Belgium, organized 26th of its traditional International Tournament in Honour of  Willy Manquoy (XXVI-ème Tournoi International de Nivelles – Challenge Willy Manquoy). 767 athletes of all ages from 102 clubs of Belgium, France and Luxembourg were attended this year’s tournament. Young Chechen judoists also were participant of the tournament and gained prizes. Among the juniors, these names gained golden medals at their categories: Ibragim Bakayev, Almanzor Elpiyev and Deni Dokayev. Two Chechen judoist, Azan Dudaev and Alambek Elpiyev, gained silver medals at their categories. And the most gratifying result came from Iman Bakayeva, sister of Ibragim Bakayev, who took second places among the junior girls.

On February 18-20, Bulgaria hosted the Strandja International Boxing Tournament. Artur Beterbiyev represented the Chechen people at the tournament. He beat all his rivals and became the champion of the tournament.

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.