About Aquathlon

Aquathlon is a martial art and combat sport in the water and under the water. The origins of the name, 'Aquathlon' are 'Aqua' - water and 'Athlon' - wrestling. The object of Aquathlon is wrestling between two wrestlers wearing masks, fins, ankle bands and ribbons. They wrestle under the water and on the surface in order to tear off their opponent's ribbon from one of his ankle bands.

History

  • 1980 - 82 Igor Ostrovsky, a coach of underwater sports at the Moscow Technological Institute, created and developed Aquathlon.
  • On the 8th of April 1982, the first Aquathlon competition was held in Moscow.
  • In 2008, Aquathlon was recognised by CMAS (World Underwater Federation) as a sport discipline.
  • In 2009, the Aquathlon Commission was established in the CMAS Sport Committee.

 

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The Board of Commission

ISR
OSTROVSKY Igor
OSTROVSKY Igor
President
Phone: 972 50 5666779
aquathlon2005@gmail.com
RUS
ZHIGALOV Sergey
ZHIGALOV Sergey
Vice-president of the Аquathlon Commission
Phone: 7 95 4549280
aquathlonsm@yandex.ru
LTU
KINAS Aurelijus
KINAS Aurelijus
General secretary of the Аquathlon Commission
Phone: 37068658974
aurelijus@nardymas.lt
UKR
BORODAY Vyacheslav
BORODAY Vyacheslav
Member
Phone: 38 0564 627205; 38 0564 22 63 70
aquathlon2007@gmail.com
CRO
RONCEVIC Marko
RONCEVIC Marko
Member
Phone: 385 95 8520 911
marko.ronchevich@gmail.com