Yekaterinburg: National Unarmed Self-Defense Day in District Akademicheskiy

27 November 2019 (09:13)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, November 27, 2019. National Unarmed Self-Defense Day was celebrated in District Akademicheskiy in Yekaterinburg last week; the interregional championship for male and female contestants was held for the third time.

The competition took place on November 23 and gathered together more than 150 sports players in the 8-12 age group [and a number of pre-schoolers - Ed.]. School 19 served as the primary venue for the event. The championship was coordinated by Sverdlovsk Region Unarmed Self-Defense Federation, the housing developer RSG-Akademicheskoye, Akademicheskiy Management Company, and School 19.

Secondary School 19 was chosen as the championship’s location as the only secondary education establishment that is a member of the Unarmed Self-Defense Federation. The school is part of the Federation just like the Olympic Reserve junior sports schools. The contestants arrived from Yekaterinburg, Verkhniy Tagil, Nizhniy Tagil, Alapayevsk, Asbest, Irbit, Shadrinsk, and Tyumen. Players from Schools 16, 19, and 23 represented District Akademicheskiy. The winners received presents, trophy cups, certificates, medals, and the invaluable experience of preparing for and taking part in a sports event.

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