Wrestling's Lalovic Re-Elected as ASOIF Council Member

By United World Wrestling Press

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (June 8) -- The General Assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) has elected United World Wrestling president Nenad LALOVIC to a four-year term as a council member.

Lalovic will serve on the council until 2025. He was elected to his first four-year term in 2017.

"I look forward to serving the international sports community for another four years," said Lalovic. "ASOIF does important work and I'm honored to work on behalf of our IFs."

During its virtual assembly ASOIF also showed its continued support for the safe and successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Games which are scheduled to begin on July 23rd.


Wrestling Launches Comprehensive Media Guide, Website Dedicated to Tokyo 2020

By United World Wrestling Press

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (July 27) -- United World Wrestling, the international federation for the sport of wrestling, this week launched its media guide and website for Tokyo 2020, complete with biographies, photos, and videos of each competitor in an easy-to-navigate format.

TOKYO 2020 Page: https://uww.org/event/tokyo-2020

The site includes biographies for all 289 Olympians entered into the wrestling competition along with their headshots, action photos, and behind-the-scenes moments. Journalists and fans seeking to know more about the athletes will have everything they need in one easy-to-find location, including the top seeds, brackets, and emerging storylines. All photos can be used by the athletes, national federations, and media (with proper credit).

PHOTOS: https://uww.org/event/tokyo-2020?tab=photos

UWW.org's Tokyo 2020 page will also be home to all wrestling coverage at the Olympic Games. United World Wrestling's media team will also be providing news updates, blogs, interviews, bracket updates, event photos, headshots, and much more each day from the competition. There are even links to the social media pages for all wrestlers entered in the Games.

Perhaps most useful for fans and journalists are the 18 in-depth weight category previews which outline the favorites, dark horses, and back stories between the sport's top competitors. The site will also be navigable by the daily schedule, allowing the two-day competition to be easily divided and absorbed based on the progress of the event. 

For any questions on how to use the media guide, or insights on the upcoming competition please feel free to reach out to UWW's Head of Media Tim Foley at [email protected]