Olympic wrestling events – 2016 Summer Olympics

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Updated: June 17, 2016
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Wrestling

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Wrestling

The wrestling is clearly distinguishable from the known Greco – Roman wrestling, in which the legs are not a weapon of attack or defence. By contrast, opponents of a wrestling contest may employ the lower limbs for combat. Also, not to be confused with this Olympic discipline the activity known as “American wrestling” or “professional wrestling”, consisting of another variant not included among the Olympic sports.

Summary
Event
Olympic wrestling events - 2016 Summer Olympics
Location
MARACANA OLYMPIC STADIUM,, Rio de Janeiro,,Brazil,
Starting on
08/14/2016
Ending on
08/21/2016
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