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02.07.2017


On July 2, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba attended an International equestrian tournament “The Cup of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia” in the village of Bzyb.

Before the start of the tournament, the Head of State laid flowers at the monument to fallen horsemen.

Nine races took place as part of the tournament. The winner of the Prize of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia was a horse named “Fast Kerl” under the control of the jockey Rezvan Khatkov and the owner Akhra Ashuba.

The organisers of the tournament also read out a Decree of the President to award the honourary title “Honored Citizen of the Republic of Abkhazia” to Vasiliy Tolstopyatov for great personal contribution to the development of sport in the Republic of Abkhazia and for helping to train high-class sportsmen. Vasiliy Tolstopyatov’s horse named “Konard Lord” participated on behalf of the Republic of Abkhazia in a horse racing event for the Prize of the President of the Russian Federation in Moscow. 

Master-jockey of the international class Stanislav Kruglykhin, under whose guidance the horse named “Konard Lord” took first place in the horse racing event for the Prize of the President of the Russian Federation, was presented with a commemorative watch engraved with his name from the President of the Republic of Abkhazia.

Demonstration national games were also held as part of the tournament, such as darts, horse football, and dzhigitovka.


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