Opening ceremony of the European Cup in Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling "Moscow Stars"


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Transcript:
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen!
We welcome you to the opening of the European Team Cup in Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling.
Now you will see the welcome of the Global Circus under the supervision of Nikolai Chelnokov.
Pavel Kolobkov, Russian Deputy Minister of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy
On behalf of the Minister of the Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy of the Russian Federation,
I would like to welcome the participants, the guests and the organizers
of the first European Team Cup in Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling “Moscow Stars”.
In Russia, wrestling is not only a sport, but a part of the culture of our society.
It is one of the most popular sports in our country.
The state provides comprehensive support for this sport.
I am sure that this first competition will be be very well-organized
and the sportsmen will show their highest skills.
Alexei Vorobyov, Head of the Moscow Department of Physical Culture and Sport
Dear Muscovites, guests of the capital, participants of the competition, veterans of sport!
On behalf of the Moscow Sports Department, let me welcome you to Moscow,
the capital of Russian sport, on this wonderful sporting holiday.
I want you to know that Moscow will always be here for any sporting events.
Raphael Martinetti, President of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles
Dear participants and friends, on behalf of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA),
I would like to thank the Russian Wrestling Federation
for organizing this first European Team Cup Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling “Moscow Stars”.
This morning, during a conversation with the Head of the Russian Wrestling Federation,
Mikhail Mamiashvili, we decided that in the next four years we will organize this competition here in Moscow.
I open this event and wish this competition a long and happy life. Thank you.
Now you will see a welcome by the show theater of Irina Knyazeve, with the dance performance “Faberge'”.