Tokyo 2020 Wrestling final day: Flurry of deciders as wrestling competition concludes

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Daniel Paul Dennis of the United States of America competes against Vladimir Vladimirov Dubov of Bulgaria during Men's Freestyle 57kg Weightlifting contest on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Daniel Paul Dennis of the United States of America competes against Vladimir Vladimirov Dubov of Bulgaria during Men's Freestyle 57kg Weightlifting contest on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Gold medals in three wrestling events (Men's Freestyle 65 kg, Men's Freestyle 97 kg Final and the Women's Freestyle 50 kg Final) will be strung around necks on 7 August as the competition on the mats closes at Tokyo 2020 (in 2021).

What’s happening?

The action will come thick and fast at the Makuhari Messe Hall A on 7 August, the last day of an exciting Olympic Wrestling Competition at Tokyo 2020, with a spate of bronze and gold-medal matches running from 18:45 - 22:00.

Who should I expect to see?

Takuto Otoguro of Japan and Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan will face off for gold in the Men's Freestyle 65 kg Final. Abdulrashid Sadulaev of ROC and Kyle Snyder of Team USA will battle it out in the Men's Freestyle 97 kg Final. Finally, the Women's Freestyle 50 kg Final will be contested by Japan's YUI Susaki and SUN Yanan of People's Republic of China.

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Competition schedule

Date and time: Saturday 7 August 18:45 - 22:00 pm

Venues: Makuhari Messe Hall A

  • Men's Freestyle 65 kg Repechage
  • Women's Freestyle 50 kg Repechage
  • Men's Freestyle 97 kg Repechage
  • Men's Freestyle 65 kg Bronze Medal Matches
  • Men's Freestyle 65 kg Final
  • Men's Freestyle 97 kg Bronze Medal Matches
  • Men's Freestyle 97 kg Final
  • Men's Freestyle 65 kg Victory Ceremony
  • Women's Freestyle 50 kg Bronze Medal Matches
  • Women's Freestyle 50 kg Final
  • Men's Freestyle 97 kg Victory Ceremony
  • Women's Freestyle 50 kg Victory Ceremony