Last modified: 2021-09-03 by zachary harden
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image by Tomislav Todorovic, 12 August 2021
variant flag located by Zachary Harden, 11 August 2021
I had never heard of this sport, but it is apparently a Russian martial art, and has an international governing body, FIAS.
Attached is their flag, taken on the International Space Station and held by Cosmonaut Oleg Artemiev in 2018.
Presentation on Wikipedia: FILA Assembly decided to create an independent federation of SAMBO (FIAS). The president of FIAS was elected Spaniard Fernando Compte.June 13, 1984 In Madrid, a constitutive General Assembly of the FIAS (Fédération Internationale Amateur de SAMBO) is carried out, in which delegates from 56 countries take part.
Dave Fowler, 21 July 2021