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CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (January 20) — United World Wrestling postponed Matteo Pelicone and introduced Almaty and Tunis as host websites for the remaining pair of ’22 Rating Sequence occasions on Thursday.
Regardless of the Italian Wrestling Federation’s efforts to host Rome’s Matteo Pelicone on the predetermined dates of 4–7 February, the newest restrictions as a result of Omicron model proved to be a stumbling block in internet hosting the occasion.
The event will now be held on 22-25 June in Rome, Italy forward of the U20 European Championships, which is able to begin on the Pala Pelicone from 27 June.
In the identical assembly, the Bureau finalized the ’22 Rating Sequence Calendar. In its continued efforts to unfold the rating collection occasions world wide, United World Wrestling chosen Africa and Asia because the host continents for the remaining pairings of 2022.
Along with the season opener rating occasion – Yasser Dogu in Istanbul, Turkey (24-27 February), the second occasion will probably be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan (2-5 June). Matteo Pelicones would be the third occasion (22–25 June), with Tunis, Tunisia being the ultimate Ranked Sequence cease of the season (July 14–17).
Matteo PeliconeThe Matteo Pelicone Rating Occasion will now be held in Rome, Italy from June 22-25. (Photograph: UWW / Kadir Caliscan)
Rating Sequence Calendar 2022:
First Rating Sequence: 24-27 February, Istanbul (TUR)
Second Rating Sequence: June 2-5, Almaty (KAZ)
Third Rating Sequence: June 22-25, Rome (ITA)
Fourth Rating Sequence: July 14-17, Tunis (TUNES)
“We actually suppose that these changes will profit the game and the competitions held yearly,” mentioned UWW President Nenad Lalovic whereas asserting the adjustments. “The wrestlers will probably be allotted marks on the premise of their rank in these occasions. On the finish of the 12 months, the athletes with probably the most factors will turn out to be the perfect wrestler of the 12 months. ,
up to date rating system
All through ’21, UWW has labored tirelessly to seek out enhancements to the competitors system. Consequently, members of the Technical Fee and the Bureau analyzed the present system and plenty of different matters.
One of the essential adjustments made by the Bureau was the approval of updates to the present competitors’s rating and seeding system.
The UWW determined so as to add the XIX Mediterranean Video games in Oran, Algeria (June 27–30) as a take a look at program to award rating factors to wrestlers taking part within the Video games. Different regional sports activities might doubtlessly be added to the rating system on a case-by-case foundation. Nevertheless, ultimate rating factors will probably be awarded solely to athletes competing in regional sports activities based mostly on the outcomes of 4 out of 5 occasions. Olympic, Senior World and Continental Championship factors stay unaffected.
The next occasions will decide the wrestler’s rating:
Rating Sequence (Worldwide event chosen by UWW)
Senior Continental Championship
Senior World Championships or Olympic Video games
XIX Mediterranean Video games (certified wrestlers)
“We encourage your whole athletes to compete throughout these occasions,” Lalovic mentioned. “The [ranking] Factors will serve them as we set the seed for the Senior Continental and World Championships. ,
The brand new rating has been up to date on uww.org, during which wrestlers have factors from the Tokyo Olympic Video games and the Oslo World Championships.
One other essential determination was to alter the variety of seeds in numerous competitions. Consequently, the Bureau authorised preserving eight seeds for the Senior World Championships and Olympic Video games as an alternative of the earlier 4.
Equally, the variety of wrestlers seeded within the ’22 Senior Continental Championship will now be 4 as an alternative of two. The seeds will probably be decided by the rating collection occasions held previous to the above competitions, but in addition considering the factors earned on the 2021 Senior World Championships and the Tokyo Olympic Video games.
USA, Azerbaijan to host ’22 World Cup’
For the primary time ever, UWW will host a mixed freestyle and ladies’s wrestling World Cup in Iowa, United States.
Iowa will host the United World Cup for 2 consecutive years – 2022 and 2023 – a brand new starting within the wrestling calendar. This will even be the second time that Iowa has hosted the Freestyle World Cup. The well-known Carver-Hawkeye Area on the College of Iowa’s campus hosted the ’18 World Cup.
After a four-year absence, wrestling would return to Baku, because the bureau cleared Azerbaijan’s capital to host the Greco-Roman World Cup pending a venue inspection go to. The event will probably be held on November 5-6.
On the finish of the calendar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia was chosen because the host metropolis of the Senior Asian Championships (19 to 24 April).
Full Launch: USA, Azerbaijan introduced as World Cup hosts
CORSIER-SUR-VAVE, Switzerland (January 20) – In a historic transfer, United World Wrestling and USA Wrestling will host a mixed males’s and ladies’s World Cup in Iowa, United States.
The UWW introduced the internet hosting of the three World Cups after a bureau assembly held at its headquarters in Switzerland. The Bureau authorised a mixed World Cup in the US for ’22 and ’23, whereas the 2022 Greco-Roman World Cup was briefly granted to Baku, Azerbaijan for a web site inspection go to.
UWW President Nenad Lalovic mentioned the group continues to make progress with a dynamic host metropolis course of and the 2022 calendar is one thing followers can look ahead to.
“We’re delighted to finalize the calendar for 2022 and look ahead to a excessive degree of competitors with a excessive degree of competitors,” Lalovic mentioned. “We proceed to advance the game with a dynamic host metropolis course of that works with the organizers in a partnership strategy.
“4 Rating Sequence occasions, Continental Championships, a World Championship in Belgrade and an up to date World Cup format will definitely be moments to look ahead to in 2022.”
The ’22 World Cup in Iowa is scheduled for December 10-11, whereas the ’23 competitors will happen on December 9-10. The Greco-Roman World Cup is to be held in Baku on 5-6 November.
“USA Wrestling is worked up to as soon as once more carry one of the crucial essential wrestling occasions on the planet to the Coralville/Iowa Metropolis group, a really worldwide wrestling hotbed,” mentioned USA Wrestling Govt Director Wealthy Bender. “We’re extraordinarily delighted that we will showcase the world’s finest women and men freestyle wrestlers in a single place. The ambiance will probably be electrical and followers won’t need to miss the motion.”
The ’22 World Cup, and going ahead, will probably be held in an up to date format from the sooner editions. The highest 5 groups from the World Championship obtain invites to the event. As well as, United World Wrestling would come with a sixth workforce with the remaining wrestlers taking part within the World Championships.
USA Wrestling has hosted the Males’s Freestyle World Cup 30 occasions up to now – probably the most for any nation. Coralville, Iowa will turn out to be the tenth US metropolis to host the event.
Different US cities which have hosted the World Cup embody Toledo, Ohio (17 occasions); Los Angeles, California (3 times); Chattanooga, Tenn. (twice); Spokane, Washington (twice); Stillwater, Oklahoma (twice); Baltimore, Maryland.; Fairfax, VA, Boise, Idaho and Iowa Metropolis, Iowa.
The Bureau briefly authorised Baku, Azerbaijan because the Greco-Roman World Cup hosts, pending a venue inspection go to. The event will probably be held on November 5-6.
If authorised, the Greco-Roman World Cup would return to the UWW calendar 5 years later, when Abadan Metropolis, Iran hosted the competitors in 2017.
As well as, Baku will return to UWW’s occasion calendar after a protracted absence. Along with the Golden Grand Prix Remaining, Baku final hosted a UWW occasion in 2012 – the Cadet World Championships.
For an entire record of United World Wrestling’s occasions, please go to the occasions web page of uww.org. You are able to do so right here.