Wrestling represents one of the oldest forms of combat and featured in the ancient Olympic Games 708 BC. Greco- Roman and freestyle wrestling are the Olympic disciplines; for the World Combat Games, the three disciplines that will be included are grappling, pankration and belt wrestling.
In grappling, the aim is to take the opponent on the ground and get a submission by chokes and locks. Grappling has two styles: grappling and grappling gi.
Pankration blends wrestling and striking techniques. It has two styles: pankration (full contact) and pankration athlima (semi contact).
Belt wrestling involves belted wrestlers who aim to throw each other to the mat using their two-handed belt grip.