15-16 of May, 2016 in the city of Snigurivka, Mykolayiv region has passed the international judo tournament dedicated to the 40-th anniversary of Snigurivska Youth Sport School (the director is the honored coach of Ukraine in Sambo and Judo Zinkovsky S.G).
The team of the International Organization “SHIELD” participated in this tournament; it was consisted of the athletes from the Association of judo “VICTORIA” Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Tiraspol) and Ukraine (Kuchurgan). Team meeting was held at the checkpoint “Kuchurgan”. From the checkpoint the team went to Shigurivka at 7. 00 to win the victory.
The opening ceremony was held at 11:00 a.m., where officials and special guests, among them the Vice President of the International Organization “SHIELD” A. Matyakin., expressed the congratulations to Snigurivka School.To promote the spirit and motivation of participants to win, at the event acted the sports legends, such as: Tyatyushkin N.P., Pasechnik N.A., Chertov I.I. and many others.
The first day of competition brought to the team of the International Organization “SHIELD” numerous awards, including five first places, 8 second and 7 third ones. At the end of the second day, our athletes have won more new awards: 1 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze.
The International Organization “Shield” tries more often to carry such tournaments, because the one of the priority objectives of the organization is to grow the love to sport among the youth.