The Fifth All-Russian freestyle wrestling competitions among girls and boys under 16 years old in honor of Prince Alexander Nevsky were held in Smolensk on December 6-7. During the dynamic wrestling on two wrestling mats, more than 250 young athletes from 28 regions of Russia competed for awards in ten weight categories. The venue of the competition, as before, was the sports and recreation complex "Smena" in Krasny Bor.
The tournament was closed on December 7, 2023. There was also an award ceremony for the winners.
The award ceremony was attended by the head of the Department of the Smolensk Diocese for physical Culture and sports, Archpriest Andrey Melnichuk, President of the Smolensk Region Wrestling Federation Oleg Leonidovich Marienkov, Chairman of the Smolensk regional branch of the OGFSO “Youth of Russia” Yuri Alexandrovich Glebov, the leadership and representatives of the Wrestling Federation of the Smolensk region.
All the winners and participants of the tournament were presented with icons of St. Alexander Nevsky. There was a live broadcast of all the matches.