UWW confirms Junior World Wrestling Championship schedule

By   - 20/11/2020

United World Wrestling (UWW) has been actively working to get back into competition mode before the Tokyo Olympics. The world body has been announcing the dates for the competition scheduled for next year. Keeping the momentum going, it has announced the dates for the Junior World Championship.

The age-group competition will be held in Ufa, Russia from August 16 to 22. It is right after the Olympics which ends on August 9. Meanwhile, the world championship has been scheduled from October 2 to 10 in Oslo, Norway.

UWW has also announced the dates for the European and Asian Championship.

Meanwhile, it will also resume the Olympic qualifiers which were postponed due to the pandemic.

Dates for the Olympic Qualifiers
Due to the outbreak of the pandemic, UWW decided to postpone the Asian, European and World Olympic Qualifiers until 2021. In April, it announced that the qualification tournaments shall be organised in 2021 in the same period and venue as in 2020.

It means the Asian Qualifiers will be held from March 26 to 29 in Xi’an, China, while the European Qualifiers will be hosted in Hungary from March 19 to 22 by Budapest.

The African-Oceania will be held in Morocco from March 13 to 15. The World Qualifiers will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria from April 30 to May 3.

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