Direct Athlete Support

Athletes are the heart and soul of the sport of wrestling. United World Wrestling thrives to provide support to athletes to help them focus on their current goals and allow them to perform at their maximum potential.

The current athlete performance and support programs covers a wide range of areas and are available for elite active athletes:

All applications submitted must be endorsed by respective national federations and sent via the official federation email account. 

Mandate and Current UWW Athlete Commission Members


United World Wrestling Financial Support for Olympic Games Preparation Training Camps 2020




18-27 May

Women's Wrestling

Kuortane Olympic Training Centre

coming soon

Freestyle and Greco-Roman

Sofia, Bulgaria

United World Wrestling is able to cover the camps’ cost for qualified athletes. However, please note that the amount of funding is limited and that we give priority to those athletes and federations whose circumstances and performances best deserve this support. 

National Federations must send the official requests to UWW Development Department before 7th of May 2020. We strongly suggest sending your applications at your earliest convenience if you wish to avoid a potential disappointment.

NurSultan Camp


2022 Summer Youth Olympics