Sambo section in LETI is turning 60 years old

Sambo section in LETI is turning 60 years old

A round table discussion took place on the 29th of November. It was dedicated to the 60th anniversary of sambo in LETI and the 80th anniversary of its organizer professor of CAD Remir I. Solnitsev.

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A round table discussion took place on the 29th of November.  It was dedicated to the 60th anniversary of sambo in LETI and the 80th anniversary of its organizer professor of CAD Remir I. Solnitsev.

The event was opened by the chairman of the Committee on Physical Culture and Sports of St. Petersburg Yuri Avdeev and by Vice-Rector for Students’ work and social questions Nikolay V. Lysenko.  

Olympic bronze judo medalist of 1964 Aron G. Bogolyubov, chairman of Saint-Petersburg Association of Judo veterans Yury N. Trufanov, founder of sambo in LETI Remir I. Solnitsev, some veterans of the section and others attended the event.  

Participants made presentations dedicated to the main landmarks in the history of wrestling in LETI. In particular, they talked about the first demonstration at the superiority of Leningrad in 1953, about victory in the team competition among the universities of the USSR in 1959, about the creation of judo team in the 70-ies of the 20th century. Veterans spoke about their showings and life journey.

 A landmark event of the round table discussion was the initiative to hold an international student sambo universiade.