The World Wrestling Championship (United World Wrestling  - wrestling, wrestling and wrestling federation of women)  will be held in Astana in 2019. First tournament will be on  September  14-22, reports the World Wrestling Union.

"I believe that Astana will held a great competition for athletes, trainers and fans", - told Nenad Lalovich, head of the organization.

"Wrestling world championship is an essential event and it promotes to spread wrestling widely in Kazakhstan and the region", -  mentioned Sauat Mynbayev, president of Kazakhstan's Greco-Roman wrestling, Wrestling Federation and Wrestling Federation.

In addition, it should be noted that  the World Championship 2019 will be the first qualifying tournament for Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "The Qazaq Times"