United World Wrestling Oceania Championship this weekend - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

United World Wrestling Oceania Championship this weekend

Posted: May 16, 2018 1:31 PM Updated:

The Guam Amateur Wrestling Federation will be hosting the United World Wrestling Oceania Championship on Friday and Saturday May 18th and 19th at the Leo Palace Resort Ballroom. The event will be contested by wrestlers from American Samoa, Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Palau, Tahiti and Guam. The competitors will be testing their grit on the mats in the disciplines of Freestyle and Greco Roman Wrestling.

Both events are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Freestyle wrestling will be held on Friday while Greco Roman wrestling is slated for Saturday. The region's top athletes are vying for medals in both male and female divisions. These events are open to licensed UWW competitors who have registered though their national federations.

The event will also serve as a Youth Olympic Games qualifier for athletes below the age of 18 who will represent the region in Buenos Aries from October 6-20. The public is invited to watch event at the wrestling matches at the Leo Palace Resort for a minimum fee.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Lou and Josh announce transition team

    Lou and Josh announce transition team

    The Leon Guerrero/Tenorio team has announced their transition team. The Governor-elect and Lt. Governor-elect said in a statement Dr. Mary Okada will Act as Chairwoman of the transition team and Dr. Laura Torres Souder will Act as Vice Chair. The Lou and Josh team also announced they will not conduct public meetings, news briefings or media interviews until after the Guam Election Commission certifies General Election results, which is expected to happen on November 23. In t...

    More >>

    The Leon Guerrero/Tenorio team has announced their transition team. The Governor-elect and Lt. Governor-elect said in a statement Dr. Mary Okada will Act as Chairwoman of the transition team and Dr. Laura Torres Souder will Act as Vice Chair. The Lou and Josh team also announced they will not conduct public meetings, news briefings or media interviews until after the Guam

    More >>
  • Health insurance won't be suspended for public sector retirees this month

    Health insurance won't be suspended for public sector retirees this month

    Government retirees will not have their health insurance coverage suspended this month. The Department of Administration says it expects to make good on a $300,000 payment to TakeCare. The company sent out notice that it would have to cut services on NoveMore >>
    Government retirees will not have their health insurance coverage suspended this month. The Department of Administration says it expects to make good on a $300,000 payment to TakeCare. The company sent out notice that it would have to cut services on NoveMore >>
  • Ken Joe Ada speaks out about terrorizing arrest

    Ken Joe Ada speaks out about terrorizing arrest

    Ken Joe Ada, the former mayor of Yona, was charged with terrorizing over the weekend. And he's now speaking out about the incident that led to his arrest. He says he reached out to a local businessman about a commercial that he felt was malicious towards More >>
    Ken Joe Ada, the former mayor of Yona, was charged with terrorizing over the weekend. And he's now speaking out about the incident that led to his arrest. He says he reached out to a local businessman about a commercial that he felt was malicious towards More >>
Powered by Frankly