Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin gave a judo masterclass on Wednesday, knocking down his opponents.
Putin visited an open training session of the country’s top wrestlers at the St. Petersburg Moscow Arena, where he showed off his form following a warm welcome by fellow sportsmen.
Putin, who was in his hometown on a work visit, could not resist joining the event.
After an official ceremony, the judo black belt holder gave a masterclass.
The 58-year-old politician is sometimes dubbed as action man due to athletic events he attends.[media id=423 width=610 height=340]