Kyrgyzstan has submitted a bid to host the Asian Wrestling Championships in 2016, vice-president of the Wrestling Federation of Kyrgyzstan Dinarbek Asylbek uluu said on November 4 during the meeting of the Federation.
"We have already submitted all the necessary documents to the Asian Wrestling Federation and United World Wrestling. Mongolia also wants to host the event,” said Asylbek uluu.
2016 Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Asia will be able to get another license at the qualifying tournament set for March 18-20, 2015.
The Asian qualifying tournament will be held either in Kazakhstan or Mongolia on February 17-21.
The Asian Wrestling Championships was held in Bishkek back in 2007. Then, the Kyrgyz athletes won 4 gold and 4 bronze medals.
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