A Cancellation Ceremony of the Envelope Dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of SAMBO was held in Moscow
A cancellation ceremony of a theme jubilee stamp dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of SAMBO was held in Moscow. The ceremony was attended by the President of the International SAMBO Federation Vasily Shestakov, the Deputy Head of the Federal Communications Agency of Russia Igor Chursin, the President of the All-Russian and European Sambo Federations Sergey Eliseev and Assistant Deputy of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Veniamin Kaganov.
Envelopes were issued in a total circulation of one million copies. A demonstration of SAMBO technical actions is used as a stamp design.
“SAMBO is undoubtedly a martial art that promotes values of fair competition, equality and clean sport. More than 4,5 million people from different continents choose SAMBO among various martial arts. They are exploring its wide opportunities,” said Shestakov.
In 2018 SAMBO celebrates its 80th anniversary. The official date of birth of this sport is considered to be November 16, 1938, when the USSR Sports Committee included SAMBO into the list of sports cultivated in the Soviet Union.17.10.2018