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Alexei Merzlikin from Penza to take part in European Championship

14:05 | 21.04.2017 | Sport

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Penza, 21 April 2017. PenzaNews. The worker of the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service Alexei Merzlikin will take part in the European Unifight Championship, which will be held in Bulgaria in July.

Alexei Merzlikin from Penza to take part in European Championship

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The right to compete in the prestigious competition the athlete received in the Russian Unifight Championship, which was held in the Kaluga region, where he occupied the second place in the event “Unifight – Light” in the weight class “Over 95 kg”.

First, athletes had to do a military obstacle course and then to take part in a fighting event at a ring.

At the preliminary stage of the competition, Alexei Merzlikin gained a victory over representatives of the Irkutsk, Moscow, Ryazan regions, the Krasnodar and Altai Krais, and in the finals, the man was second to an athlete from the Orenburg region, the press service of the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service reports.

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