Bryant Blog: Some facts, stats and figures about the upcoming World Championships
October 18, 2018


On September 8, 2013, the International Olympic Committee opted to keep wrestling in its Olympic programme. For eight months, wrestling factions from around the globe rallied to the oldest sport, amped up promotion, changed rules and provided a much-needed facelift to the international federation.

Just two weeks after the announcement that re-engaged the sport of wrestling, the Hungarian capital city of Budapest kicked off a new era in wrestling. Gone were the best-of-three matches, ball draws and leg clinches. It was a wrestling revival. Five years later, Budapest is ready for another go at it. Here’s some notable facts, stats, news and notes to prepare you for #BudaWrestle2018.