Pavel Chernogradsky became the Children of Asia Games Ambassador
The Ambassador certificate was awarded at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia.
On September 5, the traditional International Mas-Wrestling Tournament “Colmar Cup” was held on the 5th annual Eastern Economic Forum, as a part of its sports program.
At the opening ceremony, in a festive atmosphere, the Children of Asia Games International Committee President Dmitry Glushko presented the Children of Asia Games official Ambassador certificate to the tournament participant from Russia Pavel Chernogradsky.
The Children of Asia Games Ambassador title is awarded to people who have achieved high results in sports and set an example for young growing athletes.
Pavel Chernogradsky is a five-time Russian champion, winner of the 2015 and 2017 World Cup. He is the only three-time Mas-Wrestling world champion in history.
The Children of Asia Games founder, the first president of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Mikhail Nikolaev warmly congratulated the eminent Russian mas-wrestler on this title.
In his response, Pavel Chernogradsky thanked the Children of Asia Games International Committee and the International Mas-Wrestling Federation for the high confidence placed in him.
“Children are the best that every nation has. Children are our future, our hope. I promise, that I will promote the ideas of friendship and Olympism among the younger generation.” - he said.
Participants from four continents donned T-shirts with the logo of the Children of Asia Games as a sign of respect for this action.
As you know, the following Games are scheduled to be held in August next year in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. All Asian national Mas-Wrestling federations have already begun training their youth teams to participate in this global competition among children and youth, patronage by the International Olympic Committee.
On the same day, on the main stage of the pavilion of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), participants and guests of the Forum were able to see the premiere screening of a teaser for a documentary about a teenager from Mongolia, who is already preparing for the upcoming Games in his homeland.