After the first bouts and the opening ceremony, the world university championship of wrestling in Goiânia was officially opened. It is the second time that Goiania is hosting a WUC event in the last 4 years. Futsal was held in 2016 and now its time for Wrestling.
The bouts started at 3 pm at Rio Vermelho gymnasium. Today the dispute was for six categories of freestyle men (-57kg, -65kg, -74kg, -86kg, -92kg, -125kg). The highlight of the evening was Japan, who has won 10 of their 12 matches. With two areas of competitions and simultaneous fights, the championship presented 35 duels on its first day. The final rounds and finals of the categories disputed today will happen tomorrow. New men’s categories will start along with women’s freestyle contests.
Check the results of the day and the finalists in our bulletin