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Paris 2024 Olympic Games Greco-Roman Entries

By United World Wrestling Press

PARIS (July 9) -- The 97 Greco-Roman wrestlers scheduled to compete at the Paris Olympics are announced. Four-time Olympic champion Mijain LOPEZ (CUB) will wrestle at 130kg while Tokyo Olympic champion Luis ORTA (CUB) is also entered. He won the gold in Tokyo at 60kg but will be competing in Paris at 67kg, a weight class in which he won the gold medal at the World Championships in 2023.

Tokyo champion Zhan BELEKNUIK (UKR) will be looking to add to his medal tally which also has a silver medal from Rio 2016. Four Tokyo Olympic silver medalists are returning namely Kenichiro FUMITA (JPN), Parviz NASIBOV (UKR), Akzhol MAKHMUDOV (KGZ) and Artur ALEKSANYAN (ARM).

Other Olympic medalists in the fray are Mohamed ELSAYED (EGY), Rafig HUSEYNOV (AZE), Sabah SHARIATI (AZE) and Heiki NABI (EST).

Greco-Roman will kick off wrestling at the Paris Olympics on August 5 with 60kg and 130kg. August 6 will have 77kg and 97kg, August 7 will feature 67kg and 87kg. The medals bouts will be held on the next days of the respective weight classes.

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60kg
Abdelkarim FERGAT (ALG)
Murad MAMMADOV (AZE)
Liguo CAO (CHN)
Kevin DE ARMAS (CUB)
Moamen MOHAMED (EGY)
Jamal VALIZADEH (EOR)
Mehdi MOHSEN NEJAD (IRI)
Kenichiro FUMITA (JPN)
Aidos SULTANGALI (KAZ)
Zholaman SHARSHENBEKOV (KGZ)
Victor CIOBANU (MDA)
Se Ung RI (PRK)
Razvan ARNAUT (ROU)
Georgij TIBILOV (SRB)
Enes BASAR (TUR)
Islomjon BAKHRAMOV (UZB)
Raiber RODRIGUEZ (VEN)

67kg
Ishak GHAIOU (ALG)
Slavik GALSTYAN (ARM)
Hasrat JAFAROV (AZE)
Nestor ALMANZA TRUYOL (CHI)
Luis ORTA SANCHEZ (CUB)
Andres MONTANO ARROYO (ECU)
Mohamed ELSAYED (EGY)
Mamadassa SYLLA (FRA)
Ramaz ZOIDZE (GEO)
Saeid ESMAEILI LEIVESI (IRI)
Kyotaro SOGABE (JPN)
Amantur ISMAILOV (KGZ)
Valentin PETIC (MDA)
Mate NEMES (SRB)
Souleymen NASR (TUN)
Parviz NASIBOV (UKR)

77kg
Abd Elkrim OUAKALI (ALG)
Malkhas AMOYAN (ARM)
Sanan SULEYMANOV (AZE)
Aik MNATSAKANIAN (BUL)
Jair CUERO MUNOZ (COL)
Yosvanys PENA FLORES (CUB)
Mahmoud ABDELRAHMAN (EGY)
Jonni SARKKINEN (FIN)
Zoltan LEVAI (HUN)
Amin KAVIYANINEJAD (IRI)
Nao KUSAKA (JPN)
Demeu ZHADRAYEV (KAZ)
Akzhol MAKHMUDOV (KGZ)
Burhan AKBUDAK (TUR)
Kamal BEY (USA)
Aram VARDANYAN (UZB)

87kg
Bachir SID AZARA (ALG)
Rafig HUSEYNOV (AZE)
Semen NOVIKOV (BUL)
Haitao QIAN (CHN)
Carlos MUNOZ JARAMILLO (COL)
Turpal BISULTANOV (DEN)
Mohamed METWALLY (EGY)
Lasha GOBADZE (GEO)
David LOSONCZI (HUN)
Alireza MOHMADIPIANI (IRI)
Nursultan TURSYNOV (KAZ)
Arkadiusz KULYNYCZ (POL)
Aleksandr KOMAROV (SRB)
Ali CENGIZ (TUR)
Zhan BELENIUK (UKR)
Payton JACOBSON (USA)

97kg
Abubakar KHASLAKHANAU (AIN)
Fadi ROUABAH (ALG)
Artur ALEKSANYAN (ARM)
Gabriel ROSILLO (CUB)
Artur OMAROV (CZE)
Mohamed GABR (EGY)
Arvi SAVOLAINEN (FIN)
Roberti KOBLIASHVILI (GEO)
Lucas LAZOGIANIS (GER)
Kevin MEJIA CASTILLO (HON)
Mohammadhadi SARAVI (IRI)
Uzur DZHUZUPBEKOV (KGZ)
Seungjun KIM (KOR)
Mindaugas VENCKAITIS (LTU)
Josef RAU (USA)
Rustam ASSAKALOV (UZB)

130kg
Sabah SHARIATI (AZE)
Kiril MILOV (BUL)
Yasmani ACOSTA FERNANDEZ (CHI)
Lingzhe MENG (CHN)
Mijain LOPEZ (CUB)
Abdellatif MOHAMED (EGY)
Heiki NABI (EST)
Jello KRAHMER (GER)
Amin MIRZAZADEH (IRI)
Alimkhan SYZDYKOV (KAZ)
Seungchan LEE (KOR)
Oussama ASSAD (MAR)
Alin ALEXUC CIURARIU (ROU)
Amine GUENNICHI (TUN)
Muhammet BAKIR (TUR)
Adam COON (USA)

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Wrestling at Paris 2024 by numbers: Quotas, countries, records

By Vinay Siwach

PARIS (July 5) -- The 290 wrestlers for the Paris 2024 from 63 countries have been confirmed and it is the United States sending the most wrestlers with 16. It has six spots in Freestyle, six in Women's Wrestling and four in Greco-Roman.

The U.S. is followed by Japan which managed 13 quotas for Paris Olympics with six in Women's Wrestling, four in Freestyle and three in Greco-Roman. Azerbaijan and China managed to get 12 quotas each. Azerbaijan has six in Freestyle, five in Greco-Roman and one in Women's Wrestling while China has five in Women's Wrestling, four in freestyle and three in Greco-Roman.

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Egypt, Iran and Turkiye are tied with 11 quotas each from the qualification process. Egypt has qualified all six in Greco-Roman, four in Freestyle and one in Women's Wrestling. Iran won six in Greco-Roman and five in Freestyle. Turkiye has five in women's wrestling, four in Greco-Roman and two in freestyle.

Cuba and Kyrgyzstan also touched double digits with 10 quotas. Cuba has five quotas in Greco-Roman, three in Freestyle and two in Women's Wrestling. Kyrgyzstan has four quotas in Greco-Roman and three each in women's wrestling and freestyle.

Mongolia and Ukraine earned nine spots for Paris 2024 with the former qualifying all six in Women's Wrestling and three in Freestyle. Ukraine has four in Women's Wrestling, three in Freestyle and two in Greco-Roman.

Algeria and Kazakhstan have eight quotas while three countries have seven. Five countries have six quotas each while six nations got five quotas. Five countries got four each, three got three each and 10 countries earned two quotas each for the Paris Games.

There will be 15 countries that won one quota. In addition, two Individual Neutral Athletes will take part in Paris 2024 along with two refugee athletes.

Wrestlers by continents

Europe - 109 (37.85 percent)
Asia - 85 (29.51 percent)
Americas - 55 (19.10 percent)
Africa - 33 (11.46 percent)
Oceania - 6 (2.08 percent).

Quotas by continents

Europe - 28 countries (44.45 percent)
Asian - 12 countries (19.05 percent)
American - 12 countries (19.05 percent)
Africa - 7 countries (11.11)
Oceania - 4 countries (6.35 percent)

Debuts

- Four countries will be making their debuts at the Olympics in Women's Wrestling - Lithuania, Algeria, New Zealand and Uzbekistan
- Honduras is sending its first-ever Greco-Roman wrestler to the Olympics
- The Dominican Republic is sending its first-ever Freestyle wrestler to the Olympics

Full List of Quotas

Country Quota FS WW GR
USA 16 6 6 4
JPN 13 4 6 3
AZE 12 6 1 5
CHN 12 4 5 3
EGY 11 4 1 6
IRI 11 5  - 6
TUR 11 2 5 4
CUB 10 3 2 5
KGZ 10 3 3 4
MGL 9 3 6  -
UKR 9 3 4 2
ALG 8 1 2 5
KAZ 8 4  - 4
GEO 7 4  - 3
GER 7 1 4 2
UZB 7 3 1 3
BUL 6 1 2 3
CAN 6 2 4  -
IND 6 1 5  -
MDA 6 1 3 2
NGR 6 1 5  -
ARM 5 2 - 3
HUN 5 2 1 2
POL 5 2 2 1
PRK 5  - 4  -
ROU 5  - 3 2
SRB 5 2  -  3
COL 4  - 2 2
ECU 4  - 3 1
PUR 4 4  -  -
TUN 4  - 2 2
VEN 4 1 2 1
ALB 3 3  -  -
FRA 3  - 2 1
GRE 3 2 1  -
AUS 2 2  -  -
CHI 2  -  - 2
FIN 2  -  - 2
GBS 2 2  -  -
GUM 2  - 2  -
ITA 2 1 1  -
KOR 2  -  - 2
LTU 2  - 1 1
MEX 2 2  -  -
SWE 2  - 2  -
BRA 1  - 1  -
BRN 1 1  -  -
CZE 1  -  - 1
DEN 1  -  - 1
DOM 1 1    
EST 1  -  - 1
HON 1  -  - 1
MAR 1  -  - 1
MKD 1 1  -  -
NOR 1  - 1  -
RSA 1 1  -  -
SAM 1 1  -  -
SMR 1 1  -  -
SVK 1 1  -  -
TJK 1 1  -   -
AIN 2 1  - 1
EOR 2 1  - 1
Total = 63 290 97 96 97