2017 Senior World Championship – Non-Olympic Weight Classes

May 24, 2017 Executive Director Executive Director

Athletes who wish to be eligible for team selection at the two (2) UWW FS non-Olympic weight classes (61 kg, 70 kg) or the two (2) FW non-Olympic weight classes (55 kg, 60 kg) will need to participate in the Selection Trials, which will be held on  July 7, 2017 prior to Canada Cup.

Athletes who wish to enter a non-Olympic weight class at the Selection Trials must have:

  • Wrestled in the 2016 or 2017 Senior Canadian Championships and ranked in the top 6 in an Olympic Weight Class;
    OR
  • Ranked in the top 3 at the 2016 or 2017 Senior Canadian Championships in a non Olympic Weight Class.

The Team Selection Trials for the UWW non-Olympic weight classes will be run using a single elimination draw.

The Team Selection Trials for the UWW non-Olympic weight classes will be held at scratch weight (no weight allowance).

Special Considerations

Where an athlete was unable to attend the 2017 National Championships, or failed to make the above criteria, but who have demonstrated potential to achieve a performance at the 2017 World Championships are invited to make an application to the High Performance Staff c/o Leigh Vierling, High Performance Director ([email protected]).

Details of final times for weigh-in and competition schedule will be distributed shortly.