The United States’ National Wrestling Hall of Fame has appointed Jack Carnefix as its new operations manager, responsible for overseeing the organisation’s programming.
2015 World Wrestling Championships Medal Table
2015 World Wrestling Championships Results
13 Sep 2015 04:50
|Narsingh Pancham Yadav|
Action at this month's Wrestling World Championships in Las Vegas enjoyed greater interest than any other non-Olympic event in the sport's history, broadcasting figures have suggested.
Athlete selection procedures for men’s Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling have been confirmed by USA Wrestling, with competitors set to be targeting places at Rio 2016 in the country’s Olympic team trials next year.
Jordan Burroughs brought down the curtain on the Wrestling World Championships here by claiming the men’s freestyle 74 kilogram title and a fourth gold medal for the hosts United States.
Kyle Snyder became the United States’ youngest-ever wrestling world champion after claiming the men’s freestyle 97 kilogram title on day five of competition here.
Hosts the United States claimed two women’s freestyle gold medals on day four of the Wrestling World Championships here as Italy’s Frank Chamizo Marquez won the men’s freestyle 65 kilograms competition in dramatic fashion.
United World Wrestling (UWW) President Nenad Lalović has been recognised by the United States’ National Wrestling Hall of Fame here for the leading role he played in keeping wrestling on the Olympic programme.
Japan's Saori Yoshida claimed her 13th world title on the opening day of women's freestyle action here at the Wrestling World Championships after compatriot Eri Tosaka had brought up her hat-trick.
Turkey fired themselves to the top of the medal standings here at the Wrestling World Championships, claiming two gold medals on day two of Greco-Roman action.
Wrestling World Championship organisers played the wrong anthem as Russia’s Roman Vlasov, winner of the 75 kilogram category, stood atop the podium here yesterday, it has been revealed.