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Wrestling at 2024 Paris Olympics: Schedule, Venue, Timings, Weight Categories

By United World Wrestling Press

PARIS (July 1) -- The Olympic Games Paris 2024 begins in the French capital on July 26 and the closing ceremony is scheduled for August 11. Wrestling at Paris 2024 will run for seven days starting August 5. Out of the seven wrestling days, six will be with medal bouts.

Wrestling will be competed in 18 weight classes -- six each of Freestyle, Greco-Roman and Women's Wrestling. All the bouts will be held at the Champ-de-Mars Arena in Paris. Women's Wrestling will be in action every day.

For all the action, news, results, and details of wrestling at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, keep a tab on uww.org, UWW+ App and follow UWW's social channels -- Instagram, X, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok

Wrestling's schedule at the 2024 Paris Olympics is as follows

August 5

Qualification Bouts (15:00 local time): GR 60kg, 130kg and WW 68kg
Semifinals (21:00): GR 60kg, 130kg and WW 68kg

August 6

Repechage (11:00 local time): GR 60kg, 130kg and WW 68kg
Qualification Bouts (~11:30 local time): GR 77kg, 97kg and WW 50kg
Semifinals (18:15 local time):  GR 77kg, 97kg and WW 50kg
Medal Bouts (19:30 local time):  GR 60kg, 130kg and WW 68kg

August 7

Repechage (11:00 local time): GR 77kg, 97kg and WW 50kg
Qualification Bouts (~11:30 local time): 67kg, 87kg and WW 53kg
Semifinals (18:15 local time): 67kg, 87kg and WW 53kg
Medal Bouts (19:30 local time): GR 77kg, 97kg and WW 50kg

August 8

Repechage (11:00 local time): GR 67kg, 87kg and WW 53kg
Qualification Bouts (~11:30 local time): FS 57kg, 86kg and WW 57kg
Semifinals (18:15 local time): FS 57kg, 86kg and WW 57kg
Medal Bouts (19:30 local time): GR 67kg, 87kg and WW 53kg

August 9

Repechage (11:00 local time): FS 57kg, 86kg and WW 57kg
Qualification Bouts (~11:30 local time): FS 74kg, 125kg and WW 62kg
Semifinals (18:15 local time): FS 74kg, 125kg and WW 62kg
Medal Bouts (19:30 local time): FS 57kg, 86kg and WW 57kg

August 10

Repechage (11:00 local time): FS 74kg, 125kg and WW 62kg
Qualification Bouts (~11:30 local time): FS 65kg, 97kg and WW 76kg
Semifinals (18:15 local time): FS 65kg, 97kg and WW 76kg
Medal Bouts (19:30 local time): FS 74kg, 125kg and WW 62kg

August 11

Repechage (11:00 local time): FS 65kg, 97kg and WW 76kg
Medal Bouts (12:00 local time): FS 65kg, 97kg and WW 76kg

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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