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World Wrestling Championships
Status active
Genre sports event
Date(s) September–October
Frequency annual
Location(s) various
Inaugurated 1904 (1904)
Organised by United World Wrestling

The World Wrestling Championships are the Amateur Wrestling World Championships organized by the United World Wrestling. The Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling tournament began in 1904, and the Men's Freestyle Wrestling tournament began in 1951. The Women's Freestyle championships were first staged in 1987.

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