USA Wrestling COVID-19 Updates Special Section

By USA Wrestling | March 14, 2020, 1:53 p.m. (ET)

USA Wrestling Statements
March 23 video - Moments off the Mat interview with Executive Director Rich Bender
March 21 video: USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender addresses wrestling community on COVID-19
March 16 - USA Wrestling to revoke all sanctions through April 6, and postpone all national events through April 20
March 12 - USA Wrestling statement on COVID-19 and its activities moving forward

USA Wrestling National and Regional Events Updates
Current USA Wrestling National Events Schedule
March 18 - POSTPONED – The USMC U.S. Open in Las Vegas will be postponed, with plans to reschedule
March 16 - USA Wrestling to revoke all sanctions through April 6, and postpone all national events through April 20
March 13 - U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Wrestling postponed, discussions to reschedule at Bryce Jordan Center
March 13 - POSTPONED – Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier will be moved to new date and site to be determined
March 13 - POSTPONED – Girls Folkstyle Nationals will be postponed, with plans to reschedule
CANCELLATION: Northwest 16U and Junior Regionals in Centralia, Wash., March 28-29 is canceled
CANCELLATION: Dominate in the Dells in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., March 13-15 is canceled

Online and Video Resources (updated regularly)
USA Wrestling's new TheMat.tv, with weekday live video at 5 pm ET and thousands of free videos
USA Wrestling makes online National Coaches Education Program courses free to members through April 5
Join the FCA and influential coaches on Facebook Live video every Wednesday in April at 7pm ET
Aspen Institute webinar: Coronavirus & Youth Sports: What the Future Holds, Weds. April 1 at Noon ET

United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee Updates
Special Section: United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Coronavirus Updates
March 23 - Statement from USOPC Chair Susanne Lyons and CEO Sarah Hirshland on the survey of Team USA Athletes related to COVID-19 and the Olympic And Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
March 22 - U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and Athletes’ Advisory Council issue joint statement on International Olympic Committee’s update to global athlete community

United World Wrestling Updates
March 24 - UWW President Nenad Lalovic statement on Tokyo 2020 and next steps
March 17: United World Wrestling Update on COVID-19 and Wrestling
March 11 - European, World 'Last Chance' Olympic Qualifiers postponed
March 5 - African and Oceania Olympic Games Qualifier postponed
February 28 - Kyrgyzstan Cancels Asian Olympic Qualifier

International Olympic Committee Updates
March 24 - Joint statement from International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee (postponement of Tokyo Olympics
March 23 - Health and safety paramount as IOC Executive Board agrees to step up scenario-planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
March 23 - Letter from President Thomas Bach OLY to athletes

Partner Organization Updates
USADA Statement regarding COVID-19 and Anti-Doping Testing Protocol with video message from CEO Travis T. Tygart
March 16 - National Wrestling Hall of Fame closed until March 30

Major Health Organizations Resources
World Health Organization Coronavirus website
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus website

COVID-19 Resources
USOPC Infection Prevention Recommendations
USOPC Self-Monitoring Instructions
Updated - USOPC Coronavirus Information for Athletes and Staff
March 4 - UWW Information about COVID-19