Poland Replaces Sweden in Women's Wrestling at 68kg in Tokyo Olympics
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 21:29 By United World Wrestling Press
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (June 30) -- The Swedish Olympic Committee informed United World Wrestling that it will be giving back its 68kg quota in women's wrestling at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Sweden earned the quota at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan when Jenny FRANSSON finished with a silver medal in women's wrestling at 68kg. The top six finishers at the 2019 World Championships in each of the Olympic weight categories earned quotas for the Tokyo Olympics.
Based on United World Wrestling's qualification system, the quota goes to the NOC not yet qualified in that event and in that weight category. The Polish Olympic Committee informed United World Wrestling that it has accepted the quota in women's wrestling at 68kg.