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wrestling

(Encyclopedia) wrestling, sport in which two unarmed opponents grapple with one another. The object is to secure a fall, i.e., cause the opponent to lose balance and fall to the floor, and ultimately to pin t...

Olympic Preview: Wrestling

First Olympic Appearance: 1896 (Greco-Roman); 1904 (freestyle) by John Gettings and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? Russia's Martin Klein wrestled Alfred Asikainen of Finland for 11 h…

Professional Wrestling's Rebirth

Soaps between the Ropes:The Rebirth of Professional Wrestling by Gerry Brown Don't look now, but the most popular programming on cable television is professional wrestling. …

Algebra: Wrestling with Radicals

Wrestling with Radicals Algebra Wrestling with Radicals Introducing the Radical Sign Simplifying Radical Expressions Unleashing Radical Powers Radical Operations Solving Radic…

1996 Olympics: Wrestling

Freestyle 105.8 lbs (48 kg): 1. IL Kim, N.KOR def. 2. Armen Mkrchyan, ARM (5-4); 3. Alexis Vila Perdomo, CUB def. Vugar Orudzhov, RUS (5-2). 114.5 lbs (52 kg): 1. Valentin Dimitrov J…

2000 Olympics: Wrestling

Freestyle 119 lbs (54 kg): 1. Namig Abdullayev, AZE def. 2. Samuel Henson, USA (4-3); 3. Amiran Karntanov, GRE def. German Kontoev, BLR (5-4). 128 lbs (58 kg): 1. Alireza Dabir, IRN …

2004 Olympics: Freestyle Wrestling

Men Under 45 kg Mavlet Batirov, RUS Stephen Abas, USA Chikara Tanabe, JPN54–60 kgYandro Miguel Quintana, CUB Masuod Jokar, IRI Kenji Inoue, JPN60–66 kgElbrus Tedeyev, UKR Jamill Kell…

2004 Olympics: Greco-Roman Wrestling

Class Under 55kgIstvan Majoros, HUN Gueidar Mamedaliev, RUS Artiom Kiouregkian, GRE55–60 kgJi Hyun Jung, KOR Roberto Monzon, CUB Armen Nazarian, BUL60–66 kgFarid Mansurov, AZE Seref …