Roman Novikov, a member of the FIAS Commission for athletes with disabilities, was named the winner of the Golden Belt in the nomination “For the Will to Win”.
The award was presented to him by the President of the League of Health of the Nation Leo Boqueria.
The ceremony took place in the Moscow State Central Concert Hall “Russia”. The strongest representatives of various types of martial arts, who clearly showed themselves in 2019. The prize was presented in 9 nominations.
FIAS Vice-President, President of the All-Russian and European SAMBO Federations Sergey Eliseev was named a laureate in the nomination “For Contribution to the Development of Martial Arts”. He received his award from the hands of the President of the International SAMBO Federation Vasily Shestakov.
All laureates receive the Golden Belt statuette by the People’s Artist of Russia and the master of martial arts Alexander Rukavishnikov. It is awarded once in a lifetime.