Pyatigorsk: viewers of jiu-jitsu championship get involved in mass fight
The crowd wanted to beat the athlete who was cursing the referee.
In Pyatigorsk, spectators of the jiu-jitsu championship rushed to the tatami to punish impudent athlete Haji Kharkharov, and then clashed with the judges and guards, Komsomolskaya Pravda-North Caucasus reports. Kharkharov allegedly used obscene language talking to a referee.
The incident was caught on video. The MIA for the Stavropol Territory establishes the details of the incident. The leadership of the ACB JJ league conducts its own investigation, TASS reports. The perpetrators can be removed from the competitions.