The 2019 Venezuelan National Sambo Championships for children and youths was held this past weekend in the city of Maracay.
Approximately 155 kids attended the event. Youths from different states of Venezuela (Anzoátegui, Aragua, Barinas, Delta Amacuro, Merida, Portuguesa, Falcón, Yaracuy, Caracas) took part in the competition.
There were 5 separate age categories among boys and girls.
– children aged 7-8
– children aged 9-10
– young teenagers aged 11-12
– teenagers aged 13-14
– cadets aged 15-16
The tournament was organized by the Venezuelan Sambo Federation in cooperation with the Aragua State SAMBO Association. The team trophy went to the kids from the state of Arague – winning 29 gold, 26 silver, and 9 bronze medals.