Roman Ilievata: sumo Federation of Russia
Roman Iliev elected President of Federation of sumo of Ukraine (FSR). The decision was taken at an extraordinary conference of the SDF, according to a press release received by the editors”.ru”.
The conference was held March 31, in the Olympic Committee of Russia. “We hope that with our joint efforts, we will implement the adopted development strategy and give new impetus to the popularization of this sport in our country that will strengthen our position in the international arena,” — said Roman Iliev.
In the Russian Federation sumo has existed since 1999. International sumo Federation (ISF) was recognized by the International Olympic Committee on 9 October 2018 at the session in Buenos Aires.
March 23, Smolensk hosted the national championship on sumo, it determined the national team that will travel to the continental championship in Estonia. The European championship starts in Tallinn on 23 April.
Video, photo All from Russia.