On February 12, on the National Day of Sports of Qatar, residents of Doha had the opportunity to learn more about sambo. A sport that was unknown to most of them.
Everyone could visit an exhibition of documentary photographs and learn more about the 80-year history of SAMBO.
Seven titled Russian fighters had been arranged in an impressive demonstration show.
Special guests of the event were: His Excellency Prince of Qatar Jassim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Russian Federation Fahad bin Mohammed Al Attiyah; Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov; Vasily Shestakov, President of the International SAMBO Federation; Alamzhon Mullaev, President of the SAMBO Union of Asia; Yury Kalinin, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Vice President for Personnel and Social Issues, the Rosneft Oil Company.