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Events of the Summer Olympic Games

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SummerOlympics,Wrestling

Wrestling


Wrestling is one of the most ancient sports known. At the Olympic Games it is divided into freestyle and Greco-Roman divisions, then further divided by weight class. Men compete in both areas, while women compete only in the freestyle events. This is the third Olympic Games to feature women's wrestling as an event. A total of 18 sets of medals will be awarded to athletes.

Wrestling medal events: August 5-12

Next: Rowing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Sailing

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