Greco-Roman wrestling

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Noun1.Greco-Roman wrestling - a style of wrestling where the wrestlers are forbidden to tackle or trip or use holds below the waist
rassling, wrestling, grappling - the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
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The national Greco-Roman wrestling team of Kyrgyzstan won 4 medals at the Grand Prix series tournament in Georgia.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 31, 2019-: Egyptian athletes participate in Greco-Roman wrestling tournament in Minsk
Member of the Greco-Roman wrestling team (in the weight category up to 65 kilograms) Hasai Hasanli gained a victory over Greek athlete Fotios Bukis scoring 7:0 during the qualifying stage, while Elmir Aliyev (in the weight category up to 51 kilograms) gained a victory over Norwegian Christopher Andersen scoring 8:0 in 1/8 finals.
The matches for seven weight categories of Greco-Roman wrestling for under-23 was held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, on Thursday and Iranian wrestlers Amin Kaviani-Nejad and Mehdi Ebrahimi grabbed gold medals in 72 weight class and 82 kilograms weight division, respectively.
Of note, last year he won the 2018 IL Greco-Roman Wrestling State Championship.
In the Greco-Roman wrestling competitions, the Syrian team won three medals including a gold, silver and bronze medals through wrestlers Ali al-Nashawati, Mohamed Fawwaz and Fawzi al-Hassan.
Practiced worldwide, Greco-Roman wrestling is one of the more popular events of the modern Olympic Games (1, 2).
"South Korea is better in Greco-Roman wrestling than North Korea, but North Korea is stronger in freestyle wrestling," a KWF official said.
According to private news channel, the wrestlers bagged bronze medals in their respective categories of the Greco-Roman wrestling competition.
Estonian wrestler Heiki Nabi won the silver medal in men's Greco-Roman wrestling in the up to 130 kg class at the World Wrestling Championships in Paris.
Whereas lower extremity attacks are forbidden in Greco-Roman wrestling (Yard & Comstock, 2008).