In the jubilee of the 95th anniversary of the Polish Wrestling Federation we took up the challenge of organizing the U23 World Wrestling Championship on 21-26 November 2017 in the Artego Arena in Bydgoszcz. The event, which shall take place for the first time in the history of world wrestling.

Wrestling Federation

of Sport and Tourism


of Bydgoszcz

The right to organize this event was granted to Poland, because it was the Polish Wrestling Federation that initiated the wrestling events in Europe and in the world in this age category, since it lacked competition at this level - and undertook to organize this event.

We also have experience in organizing championships in different age groups. Including World Championships in 2016, U23 in 2015, Kadet World Cup in 2010, Women in Wrestling Championships, ME Seniors and annual international tournaments organized by UWW, always rated very highly.

Organizing Committee

Andrzej Supron

President of the Polish Wrestling Federation

Piotr Drażdżewski

Director of the Sports Centre Łuczniczka

Karol Łebkowski

Chairman of the College of Judges, Member of the Management Board of the Polish Wrestling Federation

Iwona Waszkiewicz

Vice President of the City of Bydgoszcz

Adam Soroko

Deputy Director of Education and Sport Department City Hall of Bydgoszcz

Andrzej Głaz

General Secretary of the Polish Wrestling Federation

Agata Mikulska

Vice President of the Polish Wrestling Federation

Maciej Zakowicz

Member of the Management Board of the Polish Wrestling Federation

Mikołaj Jarocki

President of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Wrestling Federation

United World Wrestling

Nenad Lalovic


Akhroldjan Ruziev

Vice President

Tzeno Tzenov

Vice President

Natalia Yariguina

Vice President

Stan Dziedzic

Vice President

Michel Dusson

Vice President

Mikhail Mamiashvili

Vice President


Kujawsko-Pomorski Wrestling Federation (KPZZ) is an union of associations of physical culture and other organizations, which activities aim to support wrestling and sumo sport. KPZZ promotes, develops and manages wrestling and sumo sport in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodship.