Makhachkala, August 24, 2016. Dagestanis intend to meet the Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling in Rio de Janeiro in the weight category up to 86 kg Abdulrashid Sadulaev as a national hero.
The prime minister of the republican government Abdusamad Gamidov said that the official solemn meeting will take place on August 26th in the main square of Makhachkala. According to Gamidov, the Head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdullatipov "has already encharged the relevant task".
"Everything will be held solemnly at the highest organizational level. We will meet Abdul as a national hero, as he deserves it", - the top official quotes Dagestani leader.
According to Gamidov, Sadulaev and his coach will be awarded with cash prizes and valuable gifts.
The Prime Minister of Dagestan said that he was confident in Sadulaev’s victory, who trains in the sports school of Olympic reserve named after G.Gamidov in Makhachkala. "I personally, as chairman of the Wrestling Federation of Dagestan, was confident that Abdul would return home with a gold medal. No doubt I did not, because he did not lose anyone during the last two years. And he won by a large margin in the Olympic finals" - Gamidov said.
The official honoring activities will be continued in September when all the Dagestanis, the participants of the Olympics-2016, acting for other countries will arrive in the republic.
The Honored Master of Sports of Russia Abdulrashid Sadulaev was born May 9, 1996 in the village of Tsurib, Charodinsky district of Dagestan. He is the two-fold world champion (2014, 2015), European champion (2014), European junior champion (2016), the winner of the European Games (2015), two-fold champion of Russia (2014, 2015). Acting in the weight category up to 86 kg. Sadulaev defeated with a score of 5: 0 Turkian Selim Yasar in the final of the Olympic tournament in Rio.
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