Heavy individual sports at SELL games
In addition to ball games, there are little bit more serious sports at SELL games, like judo, wrestling and powerlifting.
Judo was created on 1880s in Japan. That modern martial art is based on throwing, holding and choking. Judo is evolved into a combat and Olympic sport. There are 44 men and 14 women participants in different weight categorys.
Everybody are welcome to cheer for judo matches in A le Coq sportshall on Saturday 19.05 at 9.00-17.00
Restling represents one of the oldest forms of combat where is duel between two people without any resources and one who touch ground with his two shoulders, has lost. At SELL games there are competitions in Greco-Roman wrestling and freestyle wrestling. There are 42 men and 4 women in wrestling this year SELL games in different weight categories.
Everybody can come and cheer for wrestlers in Tartu University sports hall on Saturday 19.05 at 10.00 when Greco-Roman and women wrestling starts. On Sunday 20.05 at 10.00 starts freestyle wrestling till 15.00
Powerlifting is a strength sport that consist of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press and deadlift. The ranking in different bodyweight categories will be explained with total points, when adding together three attempts best scores. There are many good powerlifters from Estonia and from other countries, at all 41 men and 17 women participants.
Everybody can see powerlifting on Saturday 19.05 in Tartu University sports hall at 10.00 when women begin, approximately at 13.30 men light weight and 17.00 men heavy weight.