Yakut athlete Nyurgyana Nikiforova in the Russian national team will go to the international tournament - Tunis Grand Prix. The competition, which will be attended by 26 representatives of our country, takes place January 19 - 21.
A native of the Mirny District Nurguyana Nikiforova will represent Russia in the category up to 78 kg. The fights of participants of her weight are scheduled for January 21. Last November, she ranked fifth at the European Championship among juniors.
It is expected that more than 400 athletes from 49 countries will take part in the international tournament. This is the first major competition in 2018 for the Russian team. In total, 14 men and 12 women will enter the competition.
According to the head coach of the national team Khasanbi Taov, prospective judo players who have shown themselves well at the national championship and other serious starts went to the tournament.