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Sambo Olympic Demonstration

Sambo is a form of Russian martial arts. It is often incorrectly stated that Sambo was a demonstration sport at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. However, youth Sambo was only demonstrated during the Games' opening ceremony - it was not formally recognized by the IOC as a demonstration sport.

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