Wed. Nov 20th, 2019

Palau Wrestling Team takes part in International Training Camp Prior to World Championships


The 2018 World Wrestling Championships will be held in Budapest, Hungary from Oct. 21-27, 2018. In preparation for the World Championships, Palau’s wrestling team arrived in Budapest on October 8th to take part in an International Wrestling Camp hosted by United World Wrestling (UWW) and the Hungarian Wrestling Federation.

Over the past 2 weeks training was intense to include many participants from around the world. Representing Palau included Blesam Tarkong, Cristian Etpison Nicolescu, Guy Delumeau and Heavyweight Florian Skilang Temengil along with their Coach and Team leader John Tarkong Jr.

All 4 wrestlers were the gold medalist during the recent Micronesian Games in Yap, FSM over the summer and are expected to give it their very best in the upcoming competition this week.