On 7th June 2013, FILA published its new rules, endorsed by he extraordinary Congress on 18 May 2013 in Moscow.
The new Wrestling Rules approved by the FILA Bureau and presented at the FILA Extraordinary Congress in Moscow (18th May 2013) are now made available.
The modifications concern mainly:
As per decision by the FILA Bureau and the Extraordinary Congress, these modifications are enforced immediately in all competitions.
The full details of the rules are available via these links
Wrestling Rules (version with modified articles)
The new FILA Rules were made available to Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and first used at the 2013 British Senior Championships at Welshpool, Wales on 16th June 2013.
Changes to International Wrestling Rules
Freestyle Wrestling Rule Changes
Out of Bounds
Penalties for Inactivity
With a few minor adjustments the challenge remains:
Greco Roman Wrestling
The only rule changes which differ from freestyle are:
Procedures for enforcement of penalties for inactivity
Following the 2nd and 3rd passivity violation in the GR discipline, the opponent of the cautioned wrestler has the choice of either par terre or standing position. The wrestler who chooses par terre position has the choice of the side position and lift or the back position, standing or one knee to the mat, with his hands resting on the opponent’s shoulders