David Rudman
The website is reporting the death of David Rudman, regarded by some as the greatest sambo practitioner in history, at the age of 78. Born in the former Soviet Union, Rudman took up what was created to be the USSR's national grappling and self defense form at the age of 15. He would go on to win the Soviet championships 6 times as well as taking gold in the 68 kg class at the first ever Sambo World Championships in 1973.
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