British Wrestling is pleased to announce that Dr Saam Falahati has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer for British Wrestling in a voluntary capacity. Saam, pictured above at the 2021 World Championships in Oslo with Hassan Yazdani (IRI), will utilise his experience as a doctor at international UWW competitions to develop the medical practices for British Wrestling. If you would have medical expertise and would like to be involved in developing medical standards for British Wrestling competitions please email Saam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recently Saam presented at the British Wrestling Referees Conference sharing information about wrestling injuries and the important role that referees have in preventing injury.
We’re also pleased to confirm that Dr Saam has been appointed as part of the UWW medical team for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.