The European Youth Championship in Sambo brought together more than 260 athletes from 22 countries. Competitions were held in the Republic of Cyprus.
The cadets of the Academy of the Ministry of Interior Denis Barkovets and Alexander Lelyukov took part in that youth championship. Alexander Lelyukov performed in the weight category up to 60 kg and finished fifth. Denis Barkovets had success in the weight category up to 74 kg and got “silver”.