SUKHUM / AQW'A -- In Sukhum, a football-match between Abkhazia and Adyghea was held. Before the game, the honoured coach of Adyghea, who had worked for many years as a coach and head of the Maikop team Druzhba (‘Friendship’), Nurbij Tatarov, greeted the participants of the match and football-fans.
From 3 to 6 November, the final stage of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe Championship was held in Portugal, in which an athlete from Abkhazia, Dmitri Gvazava, competed in the Pro-Am category for the ‘Target Racing’ team. His crew-mate was French pilot Milan Petele. Gvazava and Petele took third place in their class, the Press-service of the State Committee for Youth Affairs and Sports reports.
Dmitri Gvazava is a two-time winner of the Mitjet Russian Cup, multiple winner of the Moscow Indoor Karting Cup races, silver medalist of the Krasnodar Territory Mitjet 2L, participant in the Mitjet 2016 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX support-race, and winner of the Six-hour Le Mans race as part of the French Speed Car team".
In 2021, Dmitri, along with his partner Andrea Cola, won three Lamborghini Super Trofeo races in their Pro-Am class, and on four more occasions they have been prize-winners.
The Lamborghini Super Trofeo is an international motor racing series. The Lamborghini Super Trofeo is the one-make championship organized by Lamborghini Squadra Corse. The series involves exclusively Huracán Super Trofeo Evo model cars in 3 continental series: Europe, Asia, and North America. The three continental series all have a common format: 6 double races, each 50 minutes long, on the world’s most prestigious circuits, completed by a World Final that decrees the Lamborghini world champions.
The GMC German Champion in mixed martial arts Koray Cengiz (Atsugba) won the MMA World Mix Fight championship, which took place on June 17 in Turkey, reports the State Committee for Sports of Abkhazia.
SUKHUM / AQW'A -- The visit of the reigning mixed martial arts champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to Abkhazia is planned for spring this year.
The current UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to visit Abkhazia after the normalisation of the coronavirus epidemiological situation. Edgar Gvazava, director of the "Goodwill Ambassadors of Abkhazia" foundation, announced on his Facebook page .
SUKHUM -- Businessman Beslan Ashuba talked about how the tennis courts on the Sukhum embankment are being restored and why, in his opinion, a club for professional athletes and tennis lovers is needed.
Businessman and former sportsman Beslan Ashuba said the idea of developing tennis in the republic occurred to him a long time ago, and the state of the infrastructure, the inadequate conditions for play and for the growth and popularization of this sport impelled him to put it into effect.