The 26th International Wrestling Tournament was held between 4 and 6 September in Gomel (Belarus). Daniil Abakumov, a student from the Faculty of Geology of VSU, took 1st place in the weight category up to 61 kg.
The participants were competing for the prizes from Sergei Smal, Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. This tournament is not less significant than the European Wrestling Competition. Juniors under 21 participated in the competition.
The athlete from the VSU Faculty of Geology did not lose any points throughout the tournament and finished all the matches ahead of time. Daniil Abakumov also received a prize for the best wrestling technique among the athletes of this tournament. He was coached by Alexander Belanov, Head of the Department of Physical Education and Sports and Master of Sports of the USSR.