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What is the difference between freestyle wrestling and Greco Roman wrestling?

Keywords: wrestling match, freestyle, Greco - RomanIn Sports > Wrestling on October 17, 2012.


The major difference between freestyle wrestling and Greco – Roman wrestling is that in Greco – Roman wrestling it is forbidden to hold the opponent below the waist. This rule accentuate on the throws in Greco – Roman wrestling, because the wrestler cannot avoid them by holding the opponent’s leg or trip him up to take him on the ground.

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