The Greco-Roman wrestling (classical wrestling, French wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling) is a European kind of single combat in which the athlete must, with the help of a certain arsenal of technical actions (techniques), pull the opponent out of balance and press his shoulder blades against the carpet.
In Greco-Roman wrestling, technical actions by feet (footsteps, footsteps, footsteps) and hand grips are prohibited. Classical struggle was born in ancient Greece and was developed in the Roman Empire, and the modern form of the Greco-Roman struggle was formed in France in the first half of the XIX century.
Since 1896 in the program of the Olympic Games, the world championships since 1904, Europe - since 1898. In the United World of Struggle (UWW) - the International Federation of United Fighting Styles (FILA) will turn into UWW over 120 countries.
The International Wrestling Federation was recognized as the greatest wrestler of the Greco-Roman style of the 20th century by the Russian athlete Alexander Karelin, who is a 3-time Olympic champion, 10-time world champion, 12-time European champion and 13-time champion of the USSR and Russia.
The fight against the technical side is carried out with the help of various techniques that are applied not below the belt. The main goal of the fight is to press the opponent's back against the carpet (carcass). The wrestler can also win by winning 2 periods if the score for the periods 1: 1 will be 3 period when the preponderance of 6 points is reached before the opponent the wrestler wins in the period if one of the wrestlers holds the 5 ball acceptance period ends (technical advantage). Wrestlers gain a certain number of points for each throw, retention or reception that they perform in the scrum. The referee on the carpet awards points, but the chief referee (or chairman of the carpet) must agree with his decision before these points are scored. A wrestler can also be awarded points if his opponent admits a violation, such as passiveness in the conduct of a fight (evasion of the fight).
The duration of the bout is three periods of two minutes each. If the winner is not determined, then with the help of a lot, one of the wrestlers is given the opportunity to conduct an attack, in case of a successful attack, the victory is awarded to the attacker, and in case of failure, to the one who defended. It is forbidden to go out to fight with a lubricated body with any substances that can lead to its "slipperiness", the nails should be short-cut, and you should always have a handkerchief with you.
Entry into the discussion with the judge is prohibited and punishable by the admission of a loss.