Wrestling World Cup

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Wrestling World Cup is an international wrestling competition among teams representing member nations of the United World Wrestling (UWW) the sport's global governing body. The championships have been conducted every year since the 1973 tournament. The World Cup began as a dual-meet competition for the top teams on each continent, but now features the top teams in the rankings of the previous year's world championships. [1]

Wrestling form of combat sport involving grappling type techniques

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling-type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. The sport can either be theatrical for entertainment, or genuinely competitive. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems.

United World Wrestling international sport governing body

United World Wrestling (UWW) is the international governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling; its duties include overseeing wrestling at the Olympics. It presides over international competitions for various forms of wrestling, including Greco-Roman wrestling, freestyle wrestling for men and women, as well as others. The flagship event of UWW is the Wrestling World Championships. It was formerly known as the FILA, having assumed its current name in September 2014.

UWW United World Wrestling is the Amateur Wrestling World Championship organized by the United World Wrestling.

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Competitions

Men's freestyle

YearHost cityDates1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th10th
1973 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo May 19–20Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
1974 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Las Palmas July 20–21Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS State Flag of Iran (1964).svg  IRI Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  BUL Flag of the United States.svg  USA
1975 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 29–30Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1945-1992).svg  MGL Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
1976 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo Feb. 29– Mar. 1Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS State Flag of Iran (1964).svg  IRI Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
1977 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 26–27Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
1978 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo April 1–2Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB
1979 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo Mar. 31 – Apr. 1Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Africa
1980 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 29–30Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Africa
1981 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 28–29Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1945-1992).svg  MGL Africa
1982 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 27–28Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR Africa
1983 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 26–27Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Africa
1984 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo Mar. 31– Apr. 1Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  BUL Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Africa
1985 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 30–31Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Africa
1986 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 22–23Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1945-1992).svg  MGL Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY Flag of Australia (converted).svg  AUS
1987 Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1945-1992).svg Ulaanbaatar November 28–29Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1945-1992).svg  MGL Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Australia (converted).svg  AUS
1988 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo March 26–27Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR Flag of Australia (converted).svg  AUS
1989 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo April 1–2Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR
1990 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo Mar. 31– Apr. 1Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
1991 Flag of the United States.svg Toledo April 6–7Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Nigeria.svg  NGR
1992 Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg Moscow November 14–15Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR
1993 Flag of the United States.svg Chattanooga April 2–3Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  RUS Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1994 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Edmonton March 25–26Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1995 Flag of the United States.svg Chattanooga April 7–8Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1996 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran November 7–8Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB Flag of Russia.svg  RUS
1997 Flag of the United States.svg Stillwater April 4–5Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
1998 Flag of the United States.svg Stillwater April 4–5Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1999 Flag of the United States.svg Spokane April 2–3Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
2000 Flag of the United States.svg Fairfax February 5–6Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR
2001 Flag of the United States.svg Baltimore May 5–6Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB
2002 Flag of the United States.svg Spokane April 6–7Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Germany.svg  GER
2003 Flag of the United States.svg Boise April 5–6Flag of the United States.svg  USA World Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Germany.svg  GER
2004 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Baku April 3–4Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA
2005 Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Tashkent March 12–13Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB Flag of Iran.svg  IRI
2006 Flag of Iran.svg Sari February 18–19Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR
2007 Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk March 24–25Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR
2008 Flag of Russia.svg Vladikavkaz February 16–17Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR
2009 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran March 7–8Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB
2010 Flag of Russia.svg Moscow March 6–7Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  BLR Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB
2011 Flag of Russia.svg Makhachkala March 19–20Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR HUN / KAZ Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  KGZ Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL
2012 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Baku May 12–13Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL
2013 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran February 21–22Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL
2014 Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles March 15–16Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of India.svg  IND Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM
2015 Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles April 11–12Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR
2016 Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles June 11–12Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of India.svg  IND Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR
2017 Flag of Iran.svg Kermanshah February 16–17Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of India.svg  IND
2018 Flag of the United States.svg Iowa City April 7–8Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of India.svg  IND
2019 Flag of Russia.svg Yakutsk March 16-17
Titles
Soviet Union 1922–1991 country in Europe and Asia

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 30 December 1922 to 26 December 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. Other major urban centres were Leningrad, Kiev, Minsk, Alma-Ata, and Novosibirsk.

United States federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.

Iran Country in Western Asia

Iran, also called Persia and officially known as the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th most populous country. Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), it is the second largest country in the Middle East and the 17th largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center.

Men's Greco-Roman

YearHost cityDates1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th10th
1980 Flag of Sweden.svg Trelleborg December 1–2Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1981 Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg Sofia November 27–29Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Unknown
1982 Flag of Hungary.svg Budapest November 26–28Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Europe Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Egypt (1972-1984).svg  EGY
1983 Flag of Greece.svg Thessaloniki November 25–27Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Africa
1984 Flag of Finland.svg Seinäjoki November 10–11Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Finland.svg  FIN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Europe Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY
1985 Flag of Sweden.svg Lund November 9–10Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1986 Flag of the United States.svg Oak Lawn November 15–16Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1987 Flag of the United States.svg Albany November 14–15Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the United States.svg  USA Nordic Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN
1988 Flag of Greece.svg Athens November 19–20Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Greece.svg  GRE
1989 Flag of Norway.svg Fredrikstad November 25–26Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Europe
1990 Flag of Sweden.svg Gothenburg November 24–25Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Flag of Iran.svg  IRI
1991 Flag of Greece.svg Thessaloniki November 9–10Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  URS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Greece.svg  GRE Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY
1992 Flag of France.svg Besançon November 20–21Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  RUS Flag of France.svg  FRA
1993 Flag of Finland.svg Heinola November 6–7Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  RUS Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR Flag of Finland.svg  FIN Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of the United States.svg  USA
1994 Flag of Hungary.svg Kecskemét October 29–30Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  JPN Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY
1995 Flag of Germany.svg Schifferstadt November 4–5Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of the United States.svg  USA
1996 Flag of the United States.svg Colorado Springs November 9–10Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  KOR Flag of the United States.svg  USA 2
1997 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran November 13–14Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  UZB Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ
2001 Flag of France.svg Levallois November 3–4Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of France.svg  FRA Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY
2002 Flag of Egypt.svg Cairo October 19–20Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Tunisia.svg  TUN
2003 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Almaty October 25–26Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Georgia (1990-2004).svg  GEO Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of the United States.svg  USA
2004 Flag of Georgia.svg Tbilisi November 6–7Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  BLR Flag of France.svg  FRA
2005 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran February 3–4Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Tunisia.svg  TUN
2006 Flag of Hungary.svg Budapest March 4–5Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL
2007 Flag of Turkey.svg Antalya February 24–25Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO
2008 Flag of Hungary.svg Szombathely February 28–29Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of the United States.svg  USA
2009 Flag of France.svg Clermont-Ferrand February 20–21Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of France.svg  FRA Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE
2010 Flag of Armenia.svg Yerevan February 13–14Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Georgia.svg  GEO Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Nordic
2011 Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Minsk February 19–20Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  BLR Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM Flag of Cuba.svg  CUB Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL
2012 Flag of Russia.svg Saransk May 19–20Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM
2013 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran February 19–20Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of Bulgaria.svg  BUL
2014 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran May 15–16Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Finland.svg  FIN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM
2015 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran February 19–20Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Hungary.svg  HUN Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Armenia.svg  ARM
2016 Flag of Iran.svg Shiraz May 19–20Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Germany.svg  GER
2017 Flag of Iran.svg Abadan March 16–17Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  AZE Flag of Iran.svg  IRI Flag of Turkey.svg  TUR Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Belarus.svg  BLR
2018 Flag of Iran.svg Ahvaz -not held
2019 Flag of Iran.svg Tehran
Titles
Russia transcontinental country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia

Russia, officially the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country in Eastern Europe and North Asia. At 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi), Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with about 146.77 million people as of 2019, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital, Moscow, is the largest metropolitan area in Europe proper and one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. However, Russia recognises two more countries that border it, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, both of which are internationally recognized as parts of Georgia.

Cuba Country in the Caribbean

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. It is east of the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), south of both the U.S. state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Haiti and north of both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. The area of the Republic of Cuba is 110,860 square kilometres (42,800 sq mi). The island of Cuba is the largest island in Cuba and in the Caribbean, with an area of 105,006 square kilometres (40,543 sq mi), and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants.

Turkey Republic in Western Asia

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. East Thrace, located in Europe, is separated from Anatolia by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorous strait and the Dardanelles. Turkey is bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to its northwest; Georgia to its northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. Ankara is its capital but Istanbul is the country's largest city. Approximately 70 to 80 per cent of the country's citizens identify as Turkish. Kurds are the largest minority; the size of the Kurdish population is a subject of dispute with estimates placing the figure at anywhere from 12 to 25 per cent of the population.

Women's freestyle

YearHost cityDates1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
2001 Flag of France.svg Levallois November 3–4Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of France.svg  FRA Flag of Tunisia.svg  TUN
2002 Flag of Egypt.svg Cairo October 19–20Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Tunisia.svg  TUN Flag of Egypt.svg  EGY
2003 Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo October 11–12Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Germany.svg  GER Flag of Greece.svg  GRE
2004 Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo October 8–9Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of India.svg  IND
2005 Flag of France.svg Clermont-Ferrand May 20–21Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of France.svg  FRA Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Venezuela (1954-2006).svg  VEN
2006 Flag of Japan.svg Nagoya May 20–21Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR
2007 Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk March 22–23Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  BLR Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Germany.svg  GER
2008 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Taiyuan January 19–20Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  KAZ Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN
2009 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Taiyuan March 21–22Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  CAN Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Flag of Ukraine.svg  UKR Flag of the United States.svg  USA Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Flag of Mongolia.svg  MGL Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  BLR
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