Direct Athlete Support

Athletes are the heart and soul of the sport of wrestling. United World Wrestling thrives to provide support to athletes to help them focus on their current goals and allow them to perform at their maximum potential.

The current athlete performance and support programs covers a wide range of areas and are available for elite active athletes:

All applications submitted must be endorsed by respective national federations and sent via the official federation email account. 

Mandate and Current UWW Athlete Commission Members



UWW Athletes' Commission Video Conference 2020

Placing the athletes at the heart of the development of wrestling and strengthening the support provided to them, the UWW Athletes' Commission and the UWW Development Department act as a link between the athletes and the International Federation.

Video conferences and online discussion forums are held on a regular basis to collect resources containing key information which help enhance the communication and facilitate the design of the best suitable supporting programs for our athletes.

UWW Athletes' Commission Video Conference I, 18th May 2020


UWW Athletes' Commission Video Conference II, 1st July 2020 


UWW Athletes Commission Video Conference II


Road To Tokyo Olympic Games 2021

IOC Athletes’ Commission Statement

The IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) welcomes and supports the new dates agreed by the IOC, the IPC and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad to be celebrated from 23 July to 8 August 2021, and for the Paralympic Games to be celebrated from 24 August to 5 September 2021.

United World Wrestling Financial Support for Olympic Games Preparation Training Camps will be rescheduled. Details will be shared in due course.  





Women's Wrestling

Kuortane Olympic Training Centre


Freestyle and Greco-Roman

Sofia, Bulgaria

United World Wrestling is able to cover the camps’ cost for qualified athletes. However, please note that the amount of funding is limited and that we give priority to those athletes and federations whose circumstances and performances best deserve this support. 

UWW Technical Assistance 2020 Continental Championships 


Camp KAZ


2022 Summer Youth Olympics