Tuesday, December 3, 2013

8 countries ready to rumble in SEA Games wrestling

Source: Jakarta Post

At least eight countries will field their wrestlers to compete in the contests in the 26th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at the Jakabaring Sports Center in Palembang, South Sumatra, a local Games organizing official said on Monday.

The countries are Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia.

A spokesperson for the organizing committee in charge of wrestling, Suswito, said the wrestling contests would commence Monday.

SEA Games competition division deputy chairman Djumadi Syafril said the 17 events included the 50kg, 55kg, 60kg, 66kg and 74kg classes in men's Greco-Roman wrestling, the 50kg, 55kg, 60kg, 66kg, 74kg, 84kg and 120kg classes in men's freestyle wrestling, and the 55kg, 59kg and 63kg classes in women's freestyle wrestling. 


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