World Cup, USA Wrestling, Press Conference

2015 Freestyle World Cup Press Conference

By United World Wrestling Press

Press conference hosted by USA Wrestling prior to the Freestyle World Cup in Los Angeles, California. Participating in the press conference were: 

Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs (USA)
Olympic champion Jake Varner (USA)
USA Team Leader and World Cup host Andy Barth
USA coach Bruce Burnett
Iran coach Ali Reza Rezaie
Russia coach Christakis Alexandridis

Video by USA Wrestling

World Cup

Japan to Host Women’s World Cup in Run-Up to Tokyo 2020

By United World Wrestling Press

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (May 20) – United World Wrestling has awarded the 2019 Women’s Wrestling World Cup to the Japanese Wrestling Federation. The event will be held November 16-17 at the Nakadai Sports & Recreation Park Gymnasium in Narita.

The Women’s Wrestling World Cup will feature the top eight nations from the 2019 Wrestling World Championships as determined by their final rankings. Pools for World Cup competitions are no longer drawn and instead are determined by the final placements at the World Championships.

The 2019 Women’s World Cup will also be an opportunity for national federations, wrestlers, referees and staff members to get acquainted with the eastern edge of Tokyo prior to the 2020 Summer Olympics.

The Women’s Wrestling World Cup will be held 40km from Makuhari Messe, wrestling’s venue for the 2020 Games.