Judoka Alexander Shalimov from Sevastopol — bronze medalist of the international tournament in Chelyabinsk
Sevastopol resident Alexander Shalimov (he also represents Crimea in the parallel standings) became the bronze medalist of the Fonbet international judo tournament, which took place on June 24-25 in Chelyabinsk at the Traktor Ice Arena.
More than 300 judokas from Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Mongolia, Azerbaijan, China, UAE, Serbia and a number of other countries took part in the competition, which was also the second stage of the Russian Judo Tour professional series.— notes «Crimean sport».
Alexander Shalimov (coaches — Vyacheslav Amelin, Artur Vartanyan and Vladimir Shchelkanov) climbed the podium in the weight category over 100 kg. The Sevastopol resident won four fights, and only in the semi-finals lost to Adili Azhemandzian from China, who, in turn, lost to Anton Krivobokov from St. Petersburg in the final.