Category: World championships

Wrestling Enjoys Record Viewership for World Champ’s, 108 Athletes Qualify Spots for Olympic Games

By Tim Foley September 28, 2015 CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (September 28) – The numbers are in and the 2015 Wrestling World Championships, which wrapped earlier this month in Las Vegas, were the most-viewed non-Olympic event in the sport’s history. The competition drew a record-smashing million visitors to the United World Wrestling website with more than 16 […]

World Championship Results- Women’s Freestyle

Placement Matches: 48kg Gold: #1-Eri Tosaka (JPN) dec. #2-Mariya Stadnyk (AZE), 3-2 48kg Bronze: Jessica Blaszka (NED) dec. Hui Li (CHN), 5-5 48kg Bronze: #7-Genevieve Morrison (CAN) vs. #6-Valentina Islamova (RUS), 4-2 Semifinal Results 48kg: #2-Mariya Stadnyk (AZE) fall. Hui Li (CHN) 48kg: #1-Eri Tosaka (JPN) dec. #7-Genevieve Morrison (CAN), 6-4 Quarterfinal Results 48kg: Hui […]

Azerbaijan Crowns 2 Women Champs at Junior Worlds & Team USA Results

Women’s Freestyle 44kg: Placement Match Results GOLD: Turkan NASIROVA (AZE) df. Rina OKUNO (JPN), 5-2 BRONZE: Kseniya STANKEVICH (BLR) df. Svetlana ANKICHEVA (KAZ), 9-2 BRONZE: Nadezhda SARAZHKOVA (RUS) df. Naiyeis GUTIERREZ (VEN) by TF, 10-1 51kg: Placement Match Results GOLD: Leyla GURBANOVA (AZE) df. Olena KREMZER (UKR), 10-7 BRONZE: Arianna CARIERI (ITA) df. Marina ZUYEVA […]

Greco-Roman Junior World Championships Medal Results & American Results

Georgia continued their dominance of the Junior World Wrestling Championships Wednesday, winning a pair of Greco-Roman gold medals in the night’s finals to up their tournament tally to four gold. Georgia finished the tournament with four champions out of a total of five finalists. Georgia has been a wrestling powerhouse for decades but the Soviet […]