01 October 2010, Friday, 11:24

Ufa receives the XVII festival of national and popular kinds of sports

author: Dmitry Slezin

The XVII open Republican festival on national and popular kinds of sports, devoted to the 20th anniversary of the Republic Day, will be held in Ufa on October 2-3. National and popular kinds of sport are one of the factors for preservation and development of culture and history of different nations in Russia.

The wrestling “kuresh”, armwrestling and powerlifting are considered the most popular and favorite kinds of sport in Bashkortostan from the most ancient times.

The festival is held by the Ministry of youth policy and sport RB.

The preliminary competitions will take place on October 2 and semi-finals and finals – on October 3.