21 FEBRUARY 2018
In the office of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Moscow, from 9th to 11th of February the Championships of Russia and junior Championships on arm-wrestling for persons with physical impairment have passed.
71 men and 20 women, from 19 regions of Russia, participated in Championships or Russian and 32 athletes from 10 regions participated in Junior Championships.
In the team standing of the Championships of Russia, the first place was taken by athletes from the Moscow region, who got 177 points, the second place was taken by team from Republic of Dagestan (147 points), and the third were the representatives of Perm region (131 points).
Among men representatives of Dagestan (147 points) prevailed, athletes from the Moscow region took the second place (113), the bronze prize-winners became team of Perm region (76).
Among women, the first place in team standing won team of the Moscow region (64), second – team from the Perm region (55) and third place – team from the city of Moscow.
Within the Championship of Russia, many athletes have undergone the national classification conducted in compliance with the Classification Code of World Arm-Wrestling Federation.
In team standings of the Junior Championships of Russia the first place took the team of Republic of Tatarstan (75 points), the Moscow region took the second place (with 35 points), and third was team from city of Moscow (26 points).
Arm-wrestling for persons with physical impairment – non-Paralympic sport discipline. The opponents fight on their hands. The events are held on special tables, where the athletes face each other.
The press-service of the Russian Paralympic Committee.