Defending champions Iran have been drawn in the same group as hosts United States for this year’s United World Wrestling (UWW) Freestyle World Cup at The Forum in Los Angeles.
Ukraine’s Alina Stadnyk booked her place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after the 2013 world champion triumphed in the women’s 69 kilogram event at the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament in Istanbul.
Nigerian Blessing Onyebuchi’s hopes of representing her country at Rio 2016 have been dashed after she was denied a visa to enter Turkey for the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul, which got underway today.
The final 36 wrestling berths for Rio 2016 will be up for grabs this weekend as the second World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament takes place at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul.
The top of the United World Wrestling (UWW) freestyle rankings have remained largely unchanged, despite a flurry of Rio 2016 Olympic qualifying events last month.
Turkey, Moldova and Poland each secured two Rio 2016 quota places as the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament drew to a close at the Sport Buyant Ukhaa Complex in Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Ilana Kratysh has become the first-ever female wrestler from Israel to qualify for the Olympic Games.
Sweden and Uzbekistan took advantage of the bronze medal playoffs at the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament in Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar as they each secured a pair of Rio 2016 berths.
A total of 48 places at Rio 2016 will be on offer at the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament due to begin tomorrow in Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Turkey claimed three Rio 2016 berths on the final day of the European wrestling qualifier in Zrenjanin but had to settle for just one gold medal.
Athens 2004 Olympic champion Aleksei Mishin booked his place at Rio 2016 after triumphing in the men’s 85 kilogram event at the European wrestling qualifier in Zrenjanin today.
Hungary’s Tamas Lorincz secured his place at a third straight Olympic Games after triumphing at the Rio 2016 European wrestling qualifier in Zrenjanin today.
Another 36 tickets to Rio 2016 will be available this weekend when the Serbian city of Zrenjanin plays host to wrestling’s final continental Olympic qualifying tournament.
London 2012 gold medallist Burroughs leads Rio 2016 qualifiers from US Olympic Team Wrestling Trials
London 2012 gold medallist Jordan Burroughs booked his place at Rio 2016 after claiming victory in the men’s 74 kilogram freestyle division at the United States Olympic Wrestling Team Trials in Iowa City.