October, 11 1997 - is the day when life
of Siberian Hercules Ivan Yarygin tragically ended
Ivan Sergeyevich Yarygin is a twice champion of the
Olympic Games in free-style wrestling, the USSR record
holder in 1970 and 1973, he was a president of the
Wrestling Federation of Russia, the member the FILA Bureau.
In memory of their country-man, the famous sportsman,
Krasnoyarsk citizens, the Sport Wrestling Federation of
Russia, the International Federation of Amateur Wrestling (FILA)
made a decision to conduct the World Free-Style
Wrestling Tournament. This considerable event will take
place in January, 30th - February, Ist, in Krasnoyarsk,
in the Palace of Sports < Yenisey> and will be named
after Ivan Yarygin.