Olympic Team Trials Will Be At Penn State April 4-5, 2020

USA Wrestling has released the Olympic Team Trials procedures for next year, confirming a number of important things.

Among the most important one:

  • Penn State will host the Trials April 4-5, 2020
  • Non-Olympic weight world medalists will receive a bye to the semifinals of the challenge tournament
  • Olympic weight medalists will once again receive byes to the finals
  • Wrestlers who qualify the weight but don't medal at worlds will get the 1 seed at Trials
  • The "last chance qualifier" for the Olympics will be in Sofia, Bulgaria from April 30-May 3

The list of ways to qualify, along with the procedures as a whole, are posted below.

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