Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Jaroslav Hasek

Rio At Large Bids

Recommended Posts

It's a pretty complicated process but wrestling will have 8 at large bids to be picked by a committee. Here is the official document on the procedure.

 

it was originally 4 at large and 4 reserved for the host country, but Brazil already qualified 5 the regular way so the at large pool is up to 8.

 

the catch is only countries that have sent less than 16 individual athletes (so not counting team sports) over the last 2 Olympics are eligible send athletes via the at large bids. Below is a link to list of eligible countries. 

 

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cg6F2JbVEAAoHgn.jpg:large

 

Anyone know of any athletes from these countries that will be looking for a bid?

 

I'm hoping Asnage Castelly gets one for Haiti at 74kg MFS. I used to wrestle with Asnage when we both went to the same club in NJ. He used to wrestle for Irvington. Don't think he ever placed in the states but I know he made the district finals at least once. He has kept in much better shape than me since the 1990s!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...