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Hangzhou 2022

Wrestling
List of Disciplines
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Wrestling

Wrestling

Wrestling is the act of physical interaction using strength between two people.

Each person attempts to gain an advantage over, or control of, the other.

Physical techniques used in wrestling are clinching, holding and locking. Wrestlers try and Avoid techniques likely to cause injury.

Many styles of wrestling are known all over the world and have long histories.

Wrestling has been made into various forms used for both sport and entertainment purposes.

Wrestling was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1954.

List of disciplines

  • Wrestling

Wrestling can be traced as far back as human records go. There is evidence of its early existence in ancient Egyptian wall paintings. In ancient Greece, 2,000 years later, it was among the most popular events at the original Olympic Games. The sport has taken many forms over its long history. Different versions have flourished in different areas of the world. Wrestling is a grappling sport - the aim is to force your opponent to the ground. Matches take place on a mat, and last for three periods of two minutes, with a 30-second break in between. There are two styles of Wrestling at the Games: Greco-Roman and Freestyle. In Freestyle, competitors can use all parts of their body to do moves and holds. In Greco-Roman, use of the legs to make contact is forbidden.

List of events

  • men

    1. GRECO-ROMAN 60KG

    2. FREESTYLE 74KG

    3. GRECO-ROMAN 130KG

    4. FREESTYLE 57KG

    5. FREESTYLE 65KG

    6. FREESTYLE 86KG

    7. FREESTYLE 97KG

    8. FREESTYLE 125KG

    9. GRECO-ROMAN 87KG

    10. GRECO-ROMAN 77KG

    11. GRECO-ROMAN 97KG

    12. GRECO-ROMAN 67KG

  • women

    1. GRECO-ROMAN 50KG

    2. GRECO-ROMAN 53KG

    3. GRECO-ROMAN 57KG

    4. GRECO-ROMAN 62KG

    5. GRECO-ROMAN 68KG

    6. GRECO-ROMAN 76KG

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