The first-ever Online Sambo Cup, which started on June 20, ended with a grand Super-Final on July 19.
For a month, representatives from Asia, Africa, Europe, and Pan America participated in online battles challenging the right to be called the best on their continent. The finalists of the continental tournaments met in the big Super Final to compete for the title of the best in the world.
It is interesting that representatives of all 4 continents appeared on the podium of the Super Final. The third place was shared by Keron Bourne (Trinidad and Tobago) and Mauve Binocha Mahoungou (Congo). The second place was taken by the representative of Germany Julie-Marie Horn, and the winner of the Online SAMBO Cup Super-Final was the Japanese sambist Kyohei Hagiwara.
Online Sambo Cup has been conducted in a series of stages: June 20-21 — on the European continent, June 27 — in Africa, July 4-5 — in Asia, July 11-12 — in the Americas. By the results of the continental tournaments, Super-Finals were staged, in which the finalists of the continental stages took part.
The cash prize at the continental stages of the Online Sambo Cup amounts to 500 USD for the 1st place; 250 USD for the 2nd place, and 100 USD for the 3rd place (2 winners). In the finals of the Rosneft Cup, the amount was increased: 1000 USD for the 1st place; 750 USD for the 2nd place, and 300 USD for the 3rd place (2 winners).