WORLD Championship


The competition will run according to the UWW official rules on 3 approved wrestling mats.

Competitions will be held in the following age and weight categories:

  • Novice (12-13 years old – Born in 2002-2003)
  • Boys and girls: 27, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 55, 60, 66, 72, +72kg
  • Schoolboys/girls (14-15 years old – Born in 2000-2001)
  • Boys: 29-32, 35, 38, 42, 47, 53, 59, 66, 73, +73kg
  • Girls: 28-30, 32, 34, 37, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, +57kg
  • Cadets (16-17 years old - Born in 1998-1999) Boys: 39-42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 63, 69, 76, 85, +85kg Girls: 36-38, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 56, 60, 65, +65kg
  • Juniors (18-19 years old – Born in 1996-1997)
  • Men: 58, 62, 66, 71, 77, 84, 92, +92kg
  • Women: 49, 53, 58, 64, 71, +71kg
  • Veterans (35-60 years old – Born between 1955-1980)
  • Men: 62, 66, 71, 77, 84, 92, 100, +100kg
  • Women: 53, 58, 64, 71, +71kg

Age and nationality will be checked at the weight in during passport control
Each competitor will be requested to undergo a medical examination before the official weigh-in, during which his/her competition uniforms will be inspected for compliance to UWW rules.

The drawing of lots for position in the brackets will be done manually at the time of weigh-in.
The competitors are allowed to enter several styles, provided that they undergo the official weigh-in and draw held the morning before the beginning of each style. If a registered athlete has not turned up by the end of the official weigh-in time to re-check his/her weight and draw a number, he/she will be removed from the brackets and will not be allowed to compete.

Athletes cadets, junior and veterans are required to purchase a United World Wrestling License, that include health insurance. License can be purchased from the organizing committee in advance at the cost of a one-time license for cadets and junior 30 euro. The cost of annual license for veterans 100 euros.
To purchase is required to send, along the bank transfer, copy of passport and a digital photo of the athlete by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 25 july 2014.

Athletes who do not have health insurance will not be allowed to participate in competitions and are excluded from the final ranking.
Each competitor will be required to wear approved competition uniform complying with the international regulations of UWW, that is:

  • Grappling NO-GI: Board shorts and a mandatory rashguard. The first competitor called shall wear an overall red uniform and the second one an overall blue uniform.
  • Grappling GI: The first competitor called shall wear a white or red Gi and the second one a blue or black Gi.

The country’s abbreviation (3 capital letters max. 10 cm high) must appear on the back of the athletes’ competition uniform.
Individual prizes will be given to each weight category:

  • 1st place 1 gold medal, certificate
  • 2nd place 1 silver medal, certificate
  • 3rd places 2 bronze medals, certificates

The first three teams in each style will receive a cup.
The organizer will conduct random anti-doping test among the gold medallists. The categories concerned will be selected and publicly announced at the end of the weigh-in. The laboratory used to analyse these tests will be IOC/WADA approved. The procedure for undertaking the tests and transporting the samples to the
laboratory is laid down in the UWW Regulations and in WADA's Anti-Doping Code.