Vasiliev Sevastian from “Marv” club (Russia) do HMB and modern sword battles (MSB). Before this championship he participated in European MSB Championship twice and won prizes there. In Prague, he took the 1-st place in “male 12-13 years old” category:
Malyugin Iliya from “Peresvet” club (Russia) took the 1st place in “Male 16-17 years old” category. He compared HMB Soft Championship with European Championship, and emphasized that in Prague everything was more high-scale and dynamically:
“How such a huge scale event can’t be memorable?! It was the first World HMB Soft Championship for juniors, it is memorable for me, and I could managed to reach it and took part in such a valuable tournament! First battle was quite complicated, because my rival was left-hander like me too. We aren’t comfortable rivals for everyone, and to fight with each other was even more “funny”. To become the winner I have trained a lot. Thanks to my club mates, I managed to take part in this tournament and to win. I couldn’t do it without their help. I have tired, but from emotional wringer. I had enough power to fight more!
Shelokov Gleb from “Kniagyi stiag” club (Russia) proud of his HMB-anniversary coming soon – on the 8th of January 2018 it will be two years he does this sport. Gleb won the 2nd place in HMB Soft Championship in the “Male 14-15 years old” category:
“The tournament was good and well organized. The most interesting fighter for me was Ivan Mikhailov, whom I let have the 1st place. I hope to beat him next time! Before HMB Soft World Championship I participated in European Championship in Minsk (Belarus) and in selective tournaments in Saint Petersburg (Russia). Also I took part in “Dmitriy Donskoy” Cup in the “newcomers” category. So I’m planning to switch to steel weapon in future. Thank you a lot for the tournament”.