Alexey, or less formally, Lyoha is a sambo fighter from a town called Yuriev-Polskiy. He’s given a very emotional advice from his coach at the Tropinov Cup, an annual sambo competition held in Sergiyev Posad’ Lutch arena this weekend. Sambo is an early 20th century Russian martial art combining elements of traditional Russian fightings, judo and a few others. Subsequently, Lyoha won.
Recorded November 27th, 2010 (SP-TFB-2)
Published November 28th, 2010
Photo by A. Maximov