Wrestling Australia

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Wrestling Australia
Sport Wrestling
Jurisdiction Australia
Abbreviation WA
Affiliation United World Wrestling (UWW)
Regional affiliation Oceanian Council of Associated Wrestling
Headquarters Wahroonga, New South Wales
Location Wahroonga, New South Wales
President John Saul
Vice president Rhea Duff
Secretary Kaye Ortis
Men's coach Konstantin Ermakovich
Women's coach Geordie Lavers-McBain
Other key staff Larry Papadopoulos
Official website

Wrestling Australia (formerly known as the Australian Wrestling Union[1]) is the organization that currently governs Beach wrestling, Freestyle wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, Sambo and Indigenous styles of Wrestling (Coreeda) for Men and Women in the Australia.[2] Wrestling Australia is also the official representative to the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and to United World Wrestling (UWW) and is the national governing body of the sport.


Wrestling Australia is affiliated to the Oceanian Council of Associated Wrestling (COLA) and United World Wrestling and is recognised by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

The national body has eight state member associations:

The main tournament they organise is the annual Australian National Wrestling Championships.[10]

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