Wrestling Freestyle

Freestyle wrestling is a style of amateur wrestling and is practised throughout. It is one of the styles of wrestling contested in the Olympics. Like other games it has its own rules and regulations and one should abide them. This sport has its greatest origins in catch as catch can wrestling and in both styles the goal is to throw your opponent down and pin.

The sport is played on a mat which is made of thick rubber and is shock proof for extra safety. For the Olympic games the mat should be new and the main wrestling area should be of a nine diameter and should be surrounded by a 1m5metre border if the same thickness known as protection area. Inside it should be a red band of one meter known as red zone.

Rules :

  • A participant should wear a singlet.
  • He/she should carry a handkerchief known as bloodrag in the singlet.
  • Two 3 minute periods of a game and 30 seconds break
  • There should be 30seconds break alloted.
  • Slip throws should be emphasized

Famous Players :

  • Sushil Kumar
  • Jordan Burroughs
  • Yogeshwar Dutt
  • Sakshi Malik
  • Kurt Angle
  • Buvaisr Saitetv
  • Henry Cejudo
  • Yoel Romero