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Forbes Voted Him World's Most Powerful Man - Meet Undisputed #2 & #3

Post by Dagwood on Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:19 am


Putin watched demonstrations on Japanese martial arts in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
itar-tass.com - November 8, 2014


Russian President watched the competition with the famous fighter Fedor Emelianenko, Olympic wrestling great Alexander Karelin, & Olympic Silver Medalist judoka Alexander Mihaylin

MOSCOW, November 8. / TASS /. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Saturday Minor Luzhniki sports arena, where they held demonstrations of Japanese martial art houses "Nippon Budokan". The event took place in the framework of the Russian-Japanese exchanges in the field of martial arts.

Putin watched with interest the struggle of the students in the discipline of sumo, who fought on the mat inside the green circle. Athletes demonstrated not only the special fighting techniques, but also remarkable stretching to the applause of the hall, sitting on a cross twine.



Besides sumo president also looked appearances on such subjects as Araki Kempo, Aikido, and also popular in Russia Kendo - Martial Arts on bamboo swords, which are held in a special armor. However, the most colorful performance was a demonstration of the ancient art of samurai sёdzitsuken rikaitiryu Kachu Battojutsu. In this discipline the four Japanese athlete dressed in samurai armor and helmets demonstrated the art of handling real swords, at the end of performances severing imaginary opponent, who performs the role of a roll of paper on a special stand.

Watching the performances Putin actively discussed them with the head of the Japanese delegation, Masahiko Komura, and sitting next to athletes Fedor and Alexander Mihaylin judoka. After the speech of the Japanese samurai, the president left the Luzhniki, without waiting for a little demonstration performances in judo, which he enjoys himself.

The event was held at the Luzhniki Stadium, with the support of the Ministry of Sports and the Government of Moscow. In addition to the progress of the speeches of President also watched sports minister Vitaly Mutko, the mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, and other officials.
Putin visited the performances on the Japanese martial arts in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

http://itar-tass.com/sport/1559699

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Post by Dagwood on Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:25 am

Alexander Mikhaylin is 6'5" or 6'6" and about 280lbs for judo competition. He's on the same size/scale as 6'8" Teddy Rhiner who he fought in the gold medal match in London in 2012. OK, now look at Karelin who has shrunk big time. Shocked OK, now look at Fedor. What a Face

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Post by Rizin=PRIDEFC on Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:03 pm

Putin current and Fedor future president!
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Post by God of Thunder on Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

Dagwood wrote:Alexander Mikhaylin is 6'5" or 6'6" and about 280lbs for judo competition. He's on the same size/scale as 6'8"  Teddy Rhiner who he fought in the gold medal match in London in 2012. OK, now look at Karelin who has shrunk big time. Shocked OK, now look at Fedor. What a Face
Fedor and Putin look to be about the same size compared to those big boys.
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