A dozen countries confirm their presence in Kurash fairs

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  • A dozen countries confirm their presence in the Kurash jousts

    Jaime Casanova, president of the Pan-American Kurash Union ( UPK) and Vice President of the International Kurash Association (IKA).

A dozen countries have already confirmed their participation in the international competitions and seminars that will be held by the Kurash Association. the Dominican Kurash Federation, events scheduled to be held from December 8 to 15 in Boca Chica and Santo Domingo. 

like this he expressed it Jaime Casanova, president of the Pan-American Kurash Union (UPK) and Vice President of the International Kurash Association (IKA) and who highlighted Thus, the enthusiasm for the celebration of this event grows every day. 

So far, the nations that have confirmed their presence are Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay, Haiti, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua,  United States and hosts Dominican Republic. 

“We will have an extensive program filled with various activities, which we will carry out for more than a week,” Casanova said during the press conference in which details were given of what these training and competition events will be. . 

Casanova pointed out the He said that the delegations will begin to arrive in the Dominican Republic in the first days of December, while the IKA executives will do so between the 6th and 8th of that month.  

He argued that the first thing to do will be to an international arbitration seminar, which is taking place. It will be scheduled to take place on December 9 and 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is directed by Mohamed Reza Nassiri, of Iranian origin and who is the general secretary and technical director of the IKA.  

In this seminar, you will train He will join a new group of national and international referees, with the aim of continuing to strengthen this area in this sport. held an international beach tournament, because the kurash  it has two aspects of combat, on the beach and on top of the mat. the Pan-American Kurash Championship, a contest in which more than 130 athletes are expected to participate, representing at least a dozen countries.  

In this top event they will compete in the categories for children, youth, as well as sports. as a senior or adult. Both masculine and feminine. 

While on December 12 and 13 there will be a festival. It will be a seminar, but for the coaches, who in the end will receive their respective degree certification. 

“We will have the presence of some qualified technicians from Uzbekistan, which is They will be in Kurash's parent country and they will teach these courses,” he said. that govern this sport, mainly from Uzbekistan.  

The press conference was attended by Israel Caraballo Jiménez, president of the Dominican Federation, and Arquímedes Ortiz Cruz, vice president of the Kurash Federation and International arbitrator.

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