DRB ban against junior talent unlawful

DRB ban against junior talent unlawful

Junior Eisleber wrestling talent Dominik Klann heard with disbelief and slight despair of his suspension by the German Wrestling League. According to the GWL Dominik is not allowed to compete in neither team nor individual wrestling events in Germany for a period of 10 months. This would mean he will be barred from starting in the German Junior Championships this weekend and that only because he competed for the KAV in the newly formed German Wrestling League. Andreas Kraus, KAV…

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World Union backpaddles! GWL athletes are allowed to fight again, nationally and internationally

World Union backpaddles! GWL athletes are allowed to fight again, nationally and internationally

After the World Wrestling Union imposed sanctions for GWL-wrestlers just before the finals, they are now backpaddling. Put under pressure by a precautionary measure against those sanctions at the magistrate court in Vevey, Switzerland, the WWU agreed to a settlement. They agreed to retract all athlete sanctions as well as to waive all penalties against associations. The WWU also agreed to waive all party redress from the first litigation in October 2017 at the magistrate court Vevey, where they had…

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KSV Ispringen is German Champion 2018

KSV Ispringen is German Champion 2018

KSV Ispringen is the name of the German Champion 2018 and the winner of the premier season of the German Wrestling League! Thanks to their six individual wins the VfK Schifferstadt scored exactly 12:10 points and for the first time in club history won the title of German Champion. The Wilfried Dietrich-Halle in Schifferstadt was packed to the rafters and the atmosphere at boiling point as it was about to be decided who will be German Champion and win the…

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The day of reckoning in Schifferstadt – Who will be German Champion and Premier Winner of the German Wrestling League?

The day of reckoning in Schifferstadt – Who will be German Champion and Premier Winner of the German Wrestling League?

On Friday it will be handed over, the 26 kg heavy Champions Trophy of the German Wrestling League. It is still completely undecided as to who will take it home; will it stay with hosts, the VfK Schifferstadt or will the guest from KSV Ispringen take it to Nordbaden? Clear however is that the Wilfried-Dietrich-Halle will be sold out on Friday night (doors open at 6.30pm, fights start at 8.30pm). The team of Markus Scherer and Erol Bayram from Schifferstadt…

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World Association to finally acknowledge straight forward legal status – Statement by the German Wrestling League

World Association to finally acknowledge straight forward legal status – Statement by the German Wrestling League

Regarding the suspensions and sanctions by the world association United World Wrestling (UWW) against wrestlers of the German Wrestling League (GWL) and its federations, the GWL states: The current suspensions and sanctions are just an obvious try to sabotage the finals of the German Wrestling League. The world association had already threatened suspensions at the start of the GWL to stop athletes from stepping onto the mats. The UWW lost the case in all aspects at court and it will…

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