Wrestling - Champions
Wrestling - Champions
Each participating country has its own governing body to organize the match successfully throughout the calendar. Here is a list of some important tournaments in this category.
- Asian Games
- Olympic Games
- World Championships
- Commonwealth Games
- Continental Championships
- Mediterranean Championships
Depending on the weight of the wrestler, the terms used are as follows -
| Weight || Term |
| 115 pounds (52 kg ) || Flyweight |
| 63 kg (139 lbs) || Featherweight |
| 68 kg (150 lbs) || Lightweight |
| 73 kg (161 lbs) || Super light |
| 170 pounds (77 kg) || Welterweight |
| 181 pounds (82 kg) || Super welterweight |
| 192 pounds (87 kg) || Average weight |
| 203 pounds (92 kg) || Super average weight |
| 214 lbs (97 kg) || Light Heavyweight |
| 105 kg (231 lbs) || Heavyweight junior / Cruiserweig ht |
| 231 pounds (105 kg minimum) || Heavyweight |
Wrestling - Hall of Fame
Many wrestlers have left and continue to leave their mark on
Popularly known as 'Yogi ', this Indian wrestler hails from northern India of Haryana and won the gold medal in a 65kg event free led in the Asian games of 2014 despite the trauma of his father's death 10 days before the games.
Yogeshwar also won a gold medal at the 2003 Commonwealth Games. He is the recipient of the prestigious 2012 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Prize awarded by the Indian government.
She is a Russian wrestler born in Tulun, Soviet Union. She is world champion, endaliste 2013 and bronze medalist in 2013 year. She also holds a number of youth titles.
Natalia had a huge fondness for wrestling and entered the power sport at the age of 10. Her mother inspired her to take up this sport. . Today, she is a well-known sportswoman in wrestling, the game that dominates men.
Arthur is an Ossetian-Uzbek wrestler and the most decorated Olympian in Uzbekistan. He is from Tashkent. He decided to wrestle in Uzbekistan. 'age 11, when a freestyle wrestling club was opened in his village.
He competed in the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 and the Olympic Games in 'Athens in 2004 in which he received gold medal in freestyle wrestling 120 kg.
At the Asian Games held in 2000, 2006 and 2010, Arthur received gold medals in 130 kg freestyle wrestling.
Armen is an Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler who represented Bulgaria. He won the championship of Europe six times in 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2002 and 2003.He has won the title of world champion three times (in 2002, 2003 and 2005).
Armen also has two Olympic titles to his credit. He was recognized by FILA as the best fighter of the year in 1998 and 2003. He was named coach of the year for all sports in Bulgaria in 2013.
This gold medal at the World Championships Winner is from a Jaat Hindu family in Delhi, India, started wrestling at the age of 14. He started taking freestyle lessons at Chhatrassal Stadium Aakhada (Wrestling School).
He won two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, once in the 66Kg class in Delhi in 2010 and another in the 74Kg class in Glasgow in 2014. He also won a gold medal. silver at the London Olympics in 2012 and a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.