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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.

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