Wrestling Events

United World Wrestling has a large portfolio of annual events. Cities who wish to host one or more of these events can take part in the bidding process.  

  • World Events:
    • Senior World Championships (there are no Senior World Championships held in the Olympic year)
    • World Cups: 
      • Greco Roman Wrestling
      • Freestyle Wrestling
      • Women’s Wrestling
    • U23 World Championships
    • Junior World Championships 
    • Cadet World Championships
       
  • Continental Events: 
    • African Championships:
      • Senior, Junior & Cadet African Championships
    • Asian Championships:
      • Senior Asian Championships
      • Junior Asian Championships
      • Cadet Asian Championships
    • European Championships:
      • Senior European Championships
      • U23 European Championships
      • Junior European Championships
      • Cadet European Championships
    • Oceanian Championships: 
      • Senior, Junior & Cadet Oceanian Championships
    • Pan-American Championships:
      • Senior Pan-American Championships
      • Junior Pan-American Championships 
      • Cadet Pan-American Championships
  • Olympic Qualifiers 
    • Continental Qualifiers
      • African & Oceania Qualifying Tournament
      • Asian Qualifying Tournament
      • European Qualifying Tournament
      • Pan-American Qualifying Tournament
    • World Qualifier
      • World Qualifying Tournament
  • Associated Styles (All information related to these events can be requested at: [email protected]
    • ​​​​​​​Grappling World Championships
    • Pankration World Championships
    • Belt Wrestling World Championships