Wrestling 95764

the first NCAA championships

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  • Freestyle Wrestling

    Freestyle Wrestling
    Freestyle wrestling, according to FILA, was originated in Great Britain and the United States by the name of "catch-as-catch-can" wrestling.
  • first national wrestling tournament

    first national wrestling tournament
    The 1st organized national wrestling tournament was held in New York City in 1888.
  • Roman-Greco Wrestling

    Roman-Greco Wrestling
    Greco wrestling contested at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and has been included in every edition of the summer Olympics held since 1908.
  • Intercollegiate wrestling

    Intercollegiate wrestling
    In 1903, the first intercollegiate dual meet took place between Yale University and Columbia University.
  • freestyle wrestling became an olympic event

    freestyle wrestling became an olympic event
    Freestyle wrestling became an olympic event, in 1904.
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    The 1st NCAA Wrestling Championships was held in 1912, in Ames, Iowa.
  • U.S.A. wrestling

    U.S.A. wrestling
    USA Wrestling, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, became the national governing body of amateur wrestling in 1983.
  • Aleksandr Karelin

    Aleksandr Karelin
    Karelin was famous for his reverse body lift, the "Karelin Lift", where facing the opponent who was lying flat on the mat to keep from being thrown, Karelin lifted his opponents into the air and slammed them violently to the mat.
  • International Wrestling Association

    International Wrestling Association
    The International Wrestling Association (IWA) is a wrestling promotion in Puerto Rico, started in Japan in 1994 by promoter Victor Quiñones.
  • womens freestyle wrestling

    womens freestyle wrestling
    Women's freestyle wrestling was added to the Summer Olympics in 2004.
  • wrestling

    Wrestling is a form of combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.