KRASNODAR, January 29. / TASS /. The Governor of the Krasnodar Territory, Veniamin Kondratyev, announced the region's intention to build a modern regional sports palace for sambo, which will meet European requirements, and submit an application to host the European Championship - 2024. He announced this in his Telegram channel.
“We agreed to build a modern regional sambo palace in the“City of Sports”. It will meet all European requirements and standards. This will give us the opportunity to host the European Sambo Championship in 2024,” the head of the region wrote.
He added that they are planning to launch a school sambo league in the region this fall. This will be the next step after the launch of the Sambo to School program and the opening of almost 700 large and small sports facilities in five years.
In September last year, it was reported that Kondratyev inaugurated the first municipal center for martial arts in the region. About 66 million rubles were allocated for the center, which was built in the village of Bryukhovetskaya. It is assumed that 10 martial arts centers will be built in the Krasnodar Territory in 2021.