Athens 2015 is a success event organization wise as well. Not just athletes record set. UWW delegates who were present in Tae Kwon Do Indoor Hall all six days of the competition congratulated the organizing committee for a splendid achievement.
Host team, Greece, has every right to feel proud after winning 16 medals in total (3 gold, 5 silver, 8 bronze). Hellenic Wrestling federation got one more…victory since Athens 2016 Veteran Worlds set a new record for athletes’ participants (869 men and women) from 49 countries. «We had such success and set a new record. Hundreds of athlete, coaches and team leaders put their trust in Hellenic Wrestling Federation and come to Greece for this competition. Mainly, most teams congratulated us and told me that Athens 2015 World Veteran Wrestling Championships was better that the Worlds that took place recently in Los Angeles. To emphasize it, I will just tell you that Mr. Tzenov is in favor for Greece as a candidate to organize Worlds juniors 2017 and will vote in favor after seeing the effort we put in these last week and the huge success we had», said Mr. Thanos, President of Hellenic Wrestling Federation.
Iranwasthelargestdelegationwith126 wrestlers, followed by Russia with 94 and Team USA (93). Iran was also, first inmedalsranking (67/ 16 gold -12 silver-39 bronze) in total in freestyle and Creco-Roman. Russia got 49 medals (18-9-22) και USA ended up with 34 (9-9-16).
Athens 2015 World Veteran Wrestling Championships was supported by Greek national Tourism Organization.
It was also, sponsored by: Sportcamp, ΙΕΚΑΚΜI, GrandeSecretoMediaGroup.
Media sponsors: Sport-Fm 94.6, we24.gr, Hellenic Martial Arts.