What will Arnolds sport festival bring us this year?
This year is going to be rich in famous names, among them, Russian bogatyr Viktor Kolibabchuk and American strongman Martins Licis. These two athletes have an interesting sports relationship “history” and this year we are going to be witnesses of the yet another battle between two Vikings of Mas Wrestling.
Viktor Kolibabchuk, seven times Russian champion, multiple times absolute champion of Russia, 2014 World champion and the winner of the 2015 Mas-Wrestling World Cup in the weight category over 125 kg is ready to meet on the platform Martins Licis, the winner of the the 2015 Mas-Wrestling World Cup in the weight category 125 kg, 2016 MAS Wrestling World Absolute Champion and the participant of 2016 World’s Strongest Man in Botswana – impressive, isn’t it?
Let’s take a look back to last year Arnold Sports Festival. Martins Licis, ambitious and very appreciated by audience athlete won two battles in a row, pulling stick out of Victor’s hands that made Russian athlete wanting revenge this year. So they are going to face each other again and this Championship is promising to be very interesting!
Also the intrigue this year is that there is one more participant so-called “dark horse” in the forthcoming event – Zviad Kajaya, powerful athlete from Georgia, who won the Mas Wrestling Championship last year in Kyrgyzstan.
We are all excited and wonder who will be the champion this time!
Photo: Roman Dzhabelov, Maxim Sukhanov, Lena Tomskaya