Table 1. Occurrence of moderate and severe (including critical) injuries during World and Continental Championships organized by the Hungarian Wrestling Federation between 2016-2019.
Competition Number of
athletes matches Injuries (injured wrestler)
Styles GR* FS WW GR FS WW GR FS WW
Senior World Championship
(non-Olympic weight categories)
56 50 36 65 59 44 3 0 0
U23 European Championship 147 116 91 172 137 107 3 3(2) 4
U15 European Championships 237 205 174 277 241 201 1 2 4
Senior World Championships 296 266 225 343 306 261 6 4 3
U23 Senior World Championships 217 219 148 255 363 176 8 10(9) 4
953 856 674 1112 1106 789 21 19(17) 15
Sum 2483 3007 55(53)
Injury incidence rate / AEs§ 6014 AEs 9.1‰ = 9.1/1000 AEs
‡Women Wrestling,
*Greco-Roman Wrestling,
†Freestyle Wrestling,
§athletes’ exposures