Uzbekistan to observe Day of Kurash on 6 September

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Uzbekistan announced 6 Sepetember as the Day of national sport “Kurash”.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution “On measures for further development of the national sport “Kurash” on 2 September.

The document said that 6 September is was declared in Uzbekistan as the Day of national sport “Kurash”.

It should be recalled that International Kurash Association (IAC) was established on 6 September 1998. Currently, it unites 129 national federations on five continents.

Uzbek leader also instructed to approve a program of comprehensive measures to develop and popularize kurash. It is expected that Kurash Centers will be established in Nukus and regional centers of Uzbekistan.

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