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UWW President Lalovic: "We have new weight classes, new rules and new competition program."

By USA Wrestling | Aug. 26, 2017, 3:47 a.m. (ET)


United World Wrestling President Nenad Lalovic announced the new weight classes, rules, competition format and Olympic Qualification system for international wrestling. The sport is moving to a two-day competition format, with 10 weight classes in each style. In addition, there have been some adjustments in the rules, especially in Greco-Roman. The proposed Olympic qualification system is also being released. Lalovic says that all of these changes will make wrestling a more exciting and safer sport.