Tokyo Summer Games 2020: Wrestling Tickets
Get all the action of the 2020 Games in Tokyo: Wrestling
One of the most traditional sports you'll find at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, wrestling has been a cornerstone event all the way from ancient times to the era of the modern Games. It is divided into two disciplines: Greco-Roman and freestyle. While not as feted a sport at the Games as track and field athletics, nor as popular as football, perhaps, it is passionately followed and respected as one of the classic sports in which competitors can measure themselves, along with others like the marathon. You can buy or sell 2020 Games in Tokyo: Wrestling tickets on StubHub today.
Championship wrestling clashes to look forward to
At the 2020 Games in Tokyo, wrestling glory in the men's freestyle discipline will almost certainly go to one of the perennial powerhouses of the sport like the USA or one of the smaller yet talented countries in the competition, like Japan or Turkey. One of the most anticipated rivalries is the one expected to pan out in the second-heaviest weight category, the 97 kg class, between Kyle Snyder from the USA and the "Russian Tank", Abdulrashid Sadulaev. Although the latter is the reigning gold medal champion and the biggest superstar in the men's wrestling world, the American has held him to an equal number of wins in the matches they've had against each other. A potential final between the two looks set to be a mouth-watering encounter at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Cuba is another country that has emerged as a strong contender for top honours in the 2020 Games in Tokyo Greco-Roman wrestling events, with their wrestlers having dominated the 130kg and 60kg divisions in the last Games. In the first instance, it was Mijain Lopez, who is a triple gold medallist, and in the lighter division, it was Ismael Borrero who swept all before him. These are just a few of the stars you can see in action with 2020 Games in Tokyo: Wrestling tickets.
Plenty of excitement in the female wrestling divisions
For the 2020 Games in Tokyo, wrestling carries a special significance – the host country has dominated women's wrestling for many years now. Perhaps "dominate" is putting it a bit mildly: Japanese female wrestlers have won over half the gold medals at all the Games that have taken place in the first two decades of the new millennium. While some of the nation's most legendary champions have since retired, they still boast two 2016 gold medallists in Sara Dosho and Risako Kawai. Dosho has shown every sign of retaining her title in the 2020 Games in Tokyo freestyle wrestling discipline, and Kawai has been similarly unstoppable in the build up to 2020. More than 280 wrestlers will be on show at these Games – 97 male and 97 female, to be precise. So if you're a fan of this most ancient of sports, then you can get your 2020 Games in Tokyo: Wrestling tickets right here on StubHub.
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