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Kyrgyzstan’s national team defeats rivals at Kyrgyz kurosh tournament within WNG

Local athletes dominated at Kyrgyz kurosh tournament within the 3rd World Nomad Games.

The tournament was held on September 5 in Cholpon-Ata with the participation of 131 sportsmen from 38 countries. The Kyrgyz confidently won in 7 weight categories.

Bekbolsun Satkankulov (up to 55 kg), Esenbek uulu Amangeldi (up to 60 kg), Samat uulu Ravil (up to 66 kg), Bayastan Idirisov (up to 74 kg), Chyngyz Chalabaev (up to 84 kg), Nurbek Kozhobekov (up to 96 kg) and Tilek Kuralov became champions.

The prize fund of the tournament was 980,000 soms.

Kyrgyz kurosh is one of the oldest national kinds of Kyrgyz wrestling. Previously, it helped to train valiant warriors and decorated large-scale festivities. This is one of the many kinds of belt wrestling.