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Wrestling News: Wrestling body to organize 'Individual World Cup'

After not reaching the criteria defined by the United World Wrestling Bureau in June to host a 'World Championship, the decision was made Tuesday to organize an “Individual World Cup” as a substitute event. National Federations had been given until November 5th to confirm their interest in participating at the 2020 World Championships. UWW had set a benchmark requiring that at least 8 of 10 of the top nations from the 2019 World Championships, and 70% of total athletes, participate in 2020. With many nations reinstating travel restrictions in response to COVID-19 the participation hurdles were not met.

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  • Released : 11-Nov-2020

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