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United World Wrestling Implements Scoring Improvements for Freestyle

By United World Wrestling Press
July 9, 2015 – 13:39

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (July 8) – United World Wrestling has announced a handful of scoring modifications for freestyle and women’s wrestling. The reforms follow the recent success of similar changes in Greco-Roman wrestling.

The revisions state that all turns are now two points regardless of where they occur on the mat or how far an opponent is from danger. Previously hand-to-hand exposures were counted as one point each. The auto touche — a rule that had previously sought to encourage technical proficiency from the top position – has also been eliminated. The rule had caused some scoring confusion among wrestlers and fans.
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