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FILA
06/07/2013


The new Wrestling Rules approved by the FILA Bureau and presented at the FILA Extraordinary Congress in Moscow (18th May 2013) are now available.

The modifications concern mainly:

1. The time and periods of the bout (2x3 minutes)

2. Cumulative score instead of the best-of-three-format

3. Procedure for passivity (the rules governing Greco-Roman and Freestyle are distinctly different)

4. Points for take down

As per decision by the FILA Bureau and the Extraordinary Congress, these modifications are enforced immediately in all competitions.

Special Note: USA Wrestling is considering some rule modifications for competitions held in the United States. These changes are pending input and approval by the USA Wrestling Executive Committee on Monday, June 10. If approved, these will be posted at that time.

New FILA wrestling rules in pdf format
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