Ranking Series

Yasar Dogu to Replace South African Open as Freestyle Ranking Series Event

By Tim Foley

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY (June 8) – The 46th Annual Yasar Dogu International has been named a Ranking Series event in men’s freestyle wrestling.

The tournament will be held July 27-29 in Istanbul and replaces the South African Open, which cited a lack of early sign-ups as motivation to cancel its event.

An updated list of Ranking Series events for men’s freestyle:

Ivan Yariguin (RUS) -- Completed
Tbilisi GP (GEO), July 3-5                          
Yasar Dogu, July 27-29            
Medved (BLR), September 14-16