WORLD COMBAT GAMES

As you all already know, ARMWRESTLING will be part into the WORLD COMBAT GAMES.

The World Combat Games will, for up to ten days, be the beating heart for combat sports and will be the perfect bridge between elite sport and local communities.

“The World Combat Games concept aims for a compact and manageable event which offers cities an opportunity for focused international promotion, to engage with their youth communities and to promote public health and wellness agendas through inspiring initiatives encouraging participation in combat sports.” – GAISF

The 2023 World Combat Games will be hosted by the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between 21st of October and 30th of October 2023. Armwrestling competition days will be 24th and 25th of October 2023.

Armwrestling will have 20 categories left and right arm and 80 athletes.

Senior men -70 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior men 80 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior men 90 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior men 100 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior men 110 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior men +110 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior Women -60 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior Women 70 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior Women 80 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

Senior Women +80 kg Left / Right – 8 athletes

According with the WAF Board decision in each category, the quota will be shared to the continents as follows, for each category: 6 athletes from Europe and Asia according with the worlds 2022 results, 1 athlete from North & South America and 1 athlete from Africa according with the worlds 2022 and continental results.

In order to use the maximum quota received, the athletes must qualify on both arms.

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