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11:17 | Sep 22 | 2014

Yakut Wrestlers Participate Under The Colours of Two Countries

 A grand opening ceremony of the Asian Games XVII was held in Incheon, Republic of Korea. Athletes from 45 Asian countries will be competing over the next 16 days for the title of the best athletes of the Asian region in 36 sports.

Among athletes, there are three freestyle wrestlers from Yakutia - Ayaan LAZAREV, Innokenty INNOKENTIYEV (they both are capped for Kyrgyzstan) and Nikolay NOEV (Tajikistan), YSIA reports.

In 2010 Leonid SPIRIDONOV became a winner of these prestigious competitions on the Asian continent.

Moreover, these days in Korea a group from the Volunteers Center of Yakutia is gaining international experience of the competitions running, reports the International Sports Games Directorate "Children of Asia".

 

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