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In many styles of wrestling, opponents are matched based on weight.

Weight classes in Olympic events are: (maximum weight listed)

  • light flyweight, 48 kg
  • flyweight, 52 kg
  • bantamweight, 57 kg
  • featherweight, 62 kg
  • lightweight, 68 kg
  • welterweight, 74 kg
  • middleweight, 82 kg
  • light heavyweight, 90 kg
  • heavyweight, 100 kg
  • super heavyweight, more than 100 kg.

See also : Wrestling

NEW Olympic WEIGHT CLASSES as of February 2002 1. 50-55kg 2. 60kg 3. 66kg 4. 74kg 5. 84kg 6. 96kg 7. 96-120kg See Official FILA Website: http://www.fila-wrestling.com/beta/fila/files/regles2002_an.doc

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