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Victor Tatarkin

Victor Tatarkin was born on November 7th, 1958, in Kansk, Russia. He studied in the Intermediate School #15, one year in the Kansk State College of Pedagogy and three years in music school, studying tuba. He started training with the first admission to the section of wrestling (coach N.F.Kohemazkin) in 1974 in Kansk, Krasnoyarsk Region.

In 1976 , Victor moved to the city of Krasnoyarsk where he worked in a television factory. He trained Sambo in “Rassvet” gym with coach V.N. Bezrukov. He served in the Sports Club of the Army (coaches A.B.Matveev / I.P.Kolodnikov) from 1977 to 1979 where he earned the rank of a sergeant. From 1980 to 1986 he trained Sambo and Judo in "Dinamo" gym( Law Enforcement Ministry) with coach E.V.Agafonov.

In 1987 , he graduated from the Pedagogical University, School of Physical Education and the Beginning Military Preparation where he earned the rank of a lieutenant. Victor was invited to wrestle for the Estonia National Team by the Sports Commission of the city of Tallinn, Estonia. Until 1992, he wrestled for the Estonia National Team.

Since 1993 , Victor wrestles in Sambo and Judo for the New York State Team (USA).

American Amateur Sambo Federation - Member of Executive council board since year 2003. Responsible for sport technical committee.

Media Gallery
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Sport Achievements in the United States


Victor was awarded the title of Honorable Master of the
USA in Sambo Wrestling in May of 2003, for achievements in sports and active development of Sambo in the United States, American Amateur Sambo Federation, (AASF)”.
SAMBO
  • TOP DEGREE BLACK BELT
  • CO-FOUNDER OF COMBAT-SAMBO
  • INSTRUCTOR IN COUNTER TERROR
  • AUTHOR OF THE BOOK “COMBAT SECTION OF SELF-DEFENSE WITHOUT WEAPONS / MANUAL FOR INSTRUCTORS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT MINISTRY, KGB, SPECIAL MILITARY FORCES
  • FIAS World Open Sombo Championship – first place among seniors and first place among Masters. July 4, 2001, Albuqeroue, New Mexico
  • USA Sambo Open - second place , April 10, 2005, New Jersey
  • Champion of the United States in Sambo, April 12, 2003, New York
  • Champion of the United States in Sambo, March 16, 2002, New Jersey
  • Champion of the United States in Sambo, May 25, 1996
  • Champion of the Open International Championship of America in Sambo, Pennsylvania ,April 1, 1995.
  • Champion of the United States in Sambo, Chula Vista, California, March 25, 1995
  • Prizewinner of the World Championship in Ultimate Fighting, World Extreme Fighting Version, November 19, 1995, Willington, North Carolina.
  • JUDO
  • Third Degree Sandan - Black Belt
  • Four-Times Judo Champion in the Empire State Games, New York
  • Third World Masters Judo Championship, June 29, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona - Fourth Place
  • Fifth International Liberty Bell Judo Classics Tournament (E-level event) April l4, 1998 - First Place
  • AM – CAN International Judo Games (E-level event), May 24, 1997, Buffalo, New York - First Place
  • International Liberty Bell Judo Classics Tournament (E-level event) , March 31, 1996 - First Place
  • International Judo Championship, NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB (E-level event), March 3, 1995 Third Place
  • 29th Championship of the East Coast of the United States, (D-level event) October 14, New Jersey - First Place
  • International Tournament in Judo, NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB (E-level event) – March 6, 1994 - First Place
  • Tournament for the Prizes of Professor Nakabayashi, 1993 – First Place

  • Sport Achievements in Russia
  • USSR Master of Sport in Sambo, judo, hand-to-hand combat.
  • Champion of the “Trud” and “Zenith” Sports Unions in Sambo and Judo.
  • Champion of the National Judo Championship, in Roshal City.
  • Champion of the Special Police Forces “Dynamo” and the Armed Forced of the USSR.
  • Fourth Place in the USSR Cup Tournament in Sambo (Kstovo City).
  • National Estonia Champion in Sambo and judo. Winner of the USSR, the Special Police Forces “Dynamo” in Sambo for the National Team of Estonia.

  • Image Gallery
    FIAS World Open Sombo Championship – first place among seniors and first place among Masters.
    July 4, 2001,
    Albuqeroue, New Mexico

    Prizewinner of the World Championship in Ultimate Fighting, World Extreme Fighting Version,
    November 19, 1995,
    Willington, North Carolina.



    Third World Masters Judo Championship - Fourth Place,
    June 29, 2001,
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Third Degree Sandan – Black Belt
    Four Times Judo Champion in the Empire State Games
    New York



    Motion Picture Roles
    TELEVISION

    Play (S. Esenin)
    Commissariat Assistant Tropicana, Atlantic City N.J.


    FILM-FILM-FILM-FILM

    TAXMAN
    Chechen Fighters CLP (Joe Pantoliano, Michael Chiklis, Elizabeth BErkley)

    BAD BOYS II
    Security Sony (Will Smith)

    15 Minutes
    TV Reporter
    New Line (Robert DeNiro)

    National Treasure
    Supporting Disney (Nicolas Cage/Sean Bean)



    GTA 2 - VIDEO Games Sony (www.gta2.com)
    Russian Mafia