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.

Japan, Training Camps, Women's Wrestling, World Cup, Development

Women’s Training Camp to Follow 2018 World Cup in Japan

By Tim Foley

The United World Wrestling Development department has confirmed the Japanese Wrestling Federation will host the 2018 UWW Women’s Wrestling Training Camp immediately following the 2018 Women’s World Cup. Registration for the training camp will end on December 15th.

The World Cup will take place in Takahashi on March 18-19 with the training camp to follow March 20-24 in Tokyo.

For more information on the event, please click the PDF.

For information on all education and training programs offered by United World Wrestling please visit the Development Calendar, here.