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Russia's Greco-Roman Wrestling champion Davit Chakvedatze

Russia win back Combat Sports title, ahead of Japan, South Korea

Combat sports, an eclectic blend of raw power, agility and dexterity, also feature a surprising mix of top performing nations.

Best Sports

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 260 21.8
2 Football 200 16.8
3 Fencing 119 10.0
4 Shooting 118 9.9 -3
5 Track Cycling 88 7.4 -3
6 Figure Skating 60 5.0 -3
7 Bandy 50 4.2 -3
8 Short Track 45 3.8 -3
9 Tennis 38 3.1 -1
10 Ice Hockey 36 3.0 -4

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 315 10.0 8
2 Taekwondo 234 7.4 23
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 194 6.1 20
4 Ice Hockey 164 5.2 1
5 Fencing 155 4.9 1
6 Cross Country Skiing 150 4.7 33
7 Wrestling Free 148 4.7
8 Artistic Gymnastics 128 4.0
9 Wrestling Greco-Roman 105 3.3 5
10 Volleyball 105 3.3 -9

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 398 12.3
2 Handball 240 7.4 14
3 Shooting 212 6.6 7
4 Futsal 200 6.2
5 Ice Hockey 192 5.9 -3
6 Fencing 165 5.1 -1
7 Wrestling Free 154 4.7 -1
8 Artistic Gymnastics 153 4.7 4
9 Swimming 151 4.7 -5
10 Tennis 101 3.1 5

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 215 5.7
2 Ice Hockey 214 5.7 1
3 Athletics 210 5.5
4 Swimming 209 5.5
5 Fencing 204 5.4 1
6 Wrestling Free 197 5.2 -2
7 Taekwondo 188 5.0
8 Weightlifting 184 4.9 2
9 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 178 4.7 -4
10 Shooting 142 3.8 -8

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 478 13.3 1
2 Shooting 392 10.9 17
3 Ice Hockey 294 8.2 8
4 Wrestling Free 239 6.6 4
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 232 6.4
6 Fencing 227 6.3 -3
7 Short Track 200 5.6 14
8 Cross Country Skiing 150 4.2 1
9 Artistic Gymnastics 144 4.0 15
10 Weightlifting 134 3.7 -6

Russia Tournaments

Russia Positions

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 5
Gender:Women 10
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 24
Gender:Men 22
Gender:Women 25
Continent:Europe 19

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 5
Continent:Europe 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 39
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 37
Continent:Europe 30

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 4
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 39
Gender:Men 40
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Europe 29

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 37
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 33
Continent:Europe 28

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 29
Gender:Men 28
Gender:Women 26
Continent:Europe 25
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