World Armwrestling & Para-Armwrestling Championship 2018
The 40th World Armwrestling and 21st Para-Armwrestling Championships 2018 has officially come to an end. The event was held in Antalya, Turkey, between 12th and 21st of October at the World Of Wonders Kremlin Palace Great Hall.
1210 athletes from 51 nations made from this event a world record breaking of registered athletes in armwresttling.
Hosted by the Turkish Armwrestling Federation presided by Mr. Niyazi Kurt this championship was the biggest World Championship so far. Congratulation Turkey for hosting and organizing the most impressive championship in terms of participants, awards (medals, trophies and belts) and logistics (KozeTour).
The World Armwrestling & Para-Armwrestling Championships are the highest level of world competitions, scheduled on a 8 days format in which 6 days are competition days.
The finals for juniors, masters and para-armwrestlers along with the semi-finals and finals of seniors were TV live broadcasted for all 6 days creating more than 11 hours of broadcasting content. All qualifications and finals for each of the 8 armwrestling tables were live streamed on WAF YouTube Channel generating more than 400 hours of HD video with graphics.
On the overall teams results, Russia led the Armwrestling Championship followed by Kazakhstan, Georgia and TURKEY.
For the senior men’s results, Georgia was the first followed by Kazakhstan and Russia.
At the senior women’s, Russia, Kazakhstan and Slovakia ruled the senior women classes.
Top three Junior girls teams were Kazakhstan, Russia and TURKEY while on the boys best teams were Kazakhstan, Russia and Georgia.
Masters best nations were Russia, Sweden and the United States for the women and Russia, United States and Latvia for the men’s masters.
On the Para-Armwrestling Championship leading countries were Russia, Georgia and Ukraine for women’s and for men’s: Russia, Georgia and Kazakhstan.
Congratulation Turkey, participating athletes and official for delivering such a great event.