Tag: united world wrestling

Six U.S. wrestlers in June UWW Freestyle World rankings

U.S. men’s freestyle wrestlers ranked in the UWW June rankings #17 61kg Coleman Scott, Chapel Hill, N.C. (Sunkist Kids) #5 70kg James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska RTC) #17 70kg Aaron Pico, Whittier, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC) #1 74kg Jordan Burroughs, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids/Nebraska RTC) #3 97kg Kyle Snyder, Woodbine, Md. (Titan Mercury […]

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 […]

Wrestling’s Olympic Qualification Dates and Locations Announced

The list of qualification tournaments, locations and dates are as follows: 2015 September 7-12: World Championships (Las Vegas, USA) 2016 March 4-6: Pan-American Olympic Qualification (Dallas, USA) March 18-20: Asian Olympic Qualification (Astana, KAZ) April 1-3: Africa/Oceania Olympic Qualification (Alger, ALG) April 15-17: European Olympic Qualification (Zrenjanin, SRB) April 22-24: First “Last-Chance” Qualification Tournament (Ulaanbaatar, […]