Former member of the Bulgarian national wrestling team Shterev died from COVID-19 at 33

Former member of the Bulgarian national freestyle wrestling team Nikolay Shterev died at the age of 33 from the effects of COVID-19. — The son of the famous wrestler and trainer Simeon Shterev was hospitalized in a serious condition. And later his father confirmed that he underestimated the situation and asked for help when his […]

Olympic wrestling champion Ivanitsky disappeared in the Moscow region

82-year-old Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling Alexander Ivanitsky disappeared in the Moscow region, reports “R-Sport”. The pensioner left the house in the Ruza district of the city and disappeared. “The duty unit in the RUz city district received a statement from relatives about the search for a father born in 1937, who left home on […]

All athletes of the Russian national wrestling team passed negative tests for coronavirus at the training camp in the Moscow region

All athletes of the Russian national wrestling team passed negative tests for coronavirus at the training camp in the Moscow region. The Russian women’s national team started training on the basis of “round Lake” on July 11. The collection will last until July 29. “All the test results taken from the athletes during the training […]

Bronze medalist of Rio 2016 in women’s wrestling Fransson is disqualified for 4 years for doping

The world champion in wrestling from Sweden Jenny Fransson is disqualified for 4 years for violation of anti-doping rules. Fransson tested positive for the anabolic steroid methyltestosterone. The 32-year-old athlete has been suspended since January 28, 2020. Thus, she will be able to return to the sport after January 27, 2024. It is reported that […]

Freestyle wrestling

Unlike other martial arts, where the victory is awarded after a knockout, freestyle wrestling is a competition between two athletes conducting certain actions (grabs and throws, turns and tripping, sweeps and other technical techniques) with the sole purpose – to attach both the opponent’s shoulder blades to the carpet, thereby achieving victory. HistoryGreco-Roman wrestling is […]