WORLD RANKINGS

2

Tsogbadrakh TSEVEENSUREN

Mongolia

32
3

Giorgi EDISHERASHVILI

Azerbaijan

26
4

Kumsong KANG

DPR Korea

26
5

Reineri ANDREU ORTEGA

Cuba

24
6

Makhmudjon SHAVKATOV

Uzbekistan

24
7

Oscar Eduardo TIGREROS URBANO

Colombia

22
8

Zhandos ISMAILOV

Kazakhstan

22
9

Uladzislau ANDREYEU

Belarus

22
10

Toshihiro HASEGAWA

Japan

22
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11

Stevan Andria MICIC

Serbia

22
12

Jan Louwrens COMBRINCK

South Africa

20
13

Thomas Patrick GILMAN

United States

20
14

Juan Rubelin RAMIREZ BELTRE

Dominican Republic

20
15

Hyeonsik SONG

Korea

20
16

Mihran JABURYAN

Armenia

20
17

Nader Ahmad HAJIAGHANIASAMAKOUSHI

Iran

20
18

Levan METREVELI VARTANOV

Spain

20
19

Ebikewenimo WELSON

Nigeria

18

#ChinaOpen2018  

World and Olympic Champions Flock to Inaugural China Open

Olympic champion WANG Jiao (CHN) and world champions Mayu MUKAIDA (JPN) and Yuliia TKACH (UKR) are set to headline this weekend’s China Open, the third Ranking Series event of 2018 in women’s wrest Read more

#Budapest2018  

Media Accreditation Process for 2018 Wrestling World Championships Now Open

Starting today members of the press and media can register for the 2018 Senior Wrestling World Championships using online portal

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Watari Makes Emotional–and Victorious–Comeback from Cancer at Meiji Cup

Emotions were running high when Rio WATARI stepped back onto the mat for a tournament, two year Read more

Takatani Survives Scares to Take Meiji Cup Gold, Earn Ticket to Budapest

Former world medalist Sosuke TAKATANI survived not one but two scares in winning the 79kg gold Read more

Mukaida Earns Shot a World Redemption with Victory at Meiji Cup

Mayu MUKAIDA earned a shot at redeeming herself at the world championships, while Atsushi MATSUMOTO moved closer to joining her on the plane to Budapest by making the remarkable switch back to free Read more

Development  

Guatemala Hosts Sixty Wrestlers at “More Than Medals” Development Camp

More than sixty wrestlers and coaches from 12 nations congregated at the United World Wresting High Performance Training Center in Guatemala City last month for a five-day “More than Me Read more

African Champion Kleinjan Combrinck, 23, Has Died

Kleinjan COMBRINCK, 2018 African Champion in freestyle wrestling at 57kg, died Sunday morning in a car acci Read more

Showdown at Women's 50kg Looms at Japan's Meiji Cup

The level nor the stakes can't get much higher when an Olympic champion, a world champion and a wrestler who pipped them both clash in a battle for supremacy of the same weight class at the upcomin Read more

Russia Claims U23 Euro C'ship Team Title on the Back of Six Freestyle Golds

Russia closed out the 2018 U23 European Championships by winning three additional gold medals, bringing the Read more

Russia Qualifies Eight for Freestyle Finals, Wins Trio of Day Six Golds

Russia inserted four wrestlers into the finals on the sixth day of competition at the 2018 U23 European Cha Read more

Russian Women End U23 Euro C'ship with Team Title and Three Gold Medalists

The Russian duo of Alexandra ANDREEVA (RUS) and Mariia KUZNETSOVA (RUS) reeled in gold medals on the fifth Read more

Ukraine's Livach Upends Defending U23 World Champion Demirhan

On the heels of Oksana LIVACH's (UKR) 5-2 upset victory over defending U23 world champion Evin DEMIRHAN (TU Read more