Nenad Lalovic

Member of the International Olympic Commitee, President of United World Wrestling

“Following the success of the Wrestling World Championships of Non-Olympic weight categories in 2016 and the U-23 European Championships in 2017, we are thrilled to return to the historic city of Budapest for our pinnacle event in 2018, the Senior World Championships. We are confident that Budapest with its great experience in hosting sport events will deliver memorable championships for the athletes, fans and the sport of wrestling.”

Németh Szilárd

President of Hungarian Wrestling Federation :

“The World Wrestling Championships provide a great opportunity not only for Hungarian wrestlers but also for tourism and promoting this great city, we would like to take advantage of this opportunity to the fullest of its potential. Budapest will be the host for third time of the World Championships in the third millennium after 2005 and 2013. It means world’s best wrestlers love Budapest. We will do our best to organize a great event to everyone’s satisfaction.”