A portrait of sambo wrestler Ivan Agafon was placed on the board of honor "Sports Glory of Yelets". A certificate from the city administration was presented to him in the department of physical culture and sports and youth policy of Yelets.
Agafonov won the world championship in judo among schoolchildren, won the world championship in sambo three times, became the bronze medalist of the Russian championship in sambo. He is a member of the Russian sambo team.
The Board of Honor "Sports Glory of the City of Yelets" appeared in 2016. The names of winners and prize-winners of all-Russian and international competitions are entered there.