2017 Oceania Championships

The 2017 Oceania Championships will be held in Papeete, Tahiti from March 6-13, 2017more

2016 Junior World Championships

Oceania competes in 2016 Junior World Championships in Macon, France from Aug. 30 - Sept. 04, 2016more

Oceania and Iran sign MOU Cooperative Agreement

Oceania Wrestling President Mr. John Tarkong Jr. and Iran Wrestling Federation President Mr Rasoul Khadem sign MOU Cooperatatve Agreement in RIO Olympic Gamesmore

RIO Olympic Games

Oceania Wrestlers Compete in the 2016 RIO Olympic Gamesmore

Australia win 4 places for Rio Olympic Games at the Africa / Oceania Olympic Qualifier

Australia won 4 places for Rio Olympic Games at the Africa / Oceania Olympic Games Qualifications held in Algeria, Africa from April 1-3, 2016. Australia won 2 places in Greco Roman Style and 2 places in the Mens Freestyle competition.more

Africa / Oceania Olympic Qualifer

The 2016 Africa / Oceania Olympic Qualifier coming up from April 1-3, 2016more

2016 Oceania Championships - Awards

Special awards were given out to the following athletes on behalf of Wrestling New Zealand and United World Wrestling. Congratulations and keep up the good work.more

2016 Oceania Championships

The 2016 Oceania Wrestling Championships was held in Hamilton New Zealand from March 11-13, 2016.more

2016 Oceania Championships to be held in New Zealand

Wrestling New Zealand to host 2016 Oceania Championshipsmore

2015 World Wrestling Championships

Oceania athletes compete at the 2015 World Wrestling championships & 1st Olympic Qualifier held in Las Vegas, USA from Sept. 7-12, 2015more

2015 Oceania Championships held in Marshalls

The 2015 Oceania Championships was held in Majuro, Marshall Islands from March 20-22, 2015more

2015 Oceania Coaching Course - Level 1

The 2015 Coaching Educators Course - Level 1 hosted by United World Wrestling was held in the Marshall Islands prior to the start of the Oceania Championships.more

Marshall Islands to host 2015 Oceania Championships

The 2015 Oceania Championships will be hosted by the Marshall Islands Wrestling Federation (MIWF) in Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands from March 20-22, 2015more

2014 Youth Olympic Games

The 2014 Youth Olympic Games was held in Nanjing, China from 16 to 28 August 2014.more

2014 Micronesian Games (Beach Wrestling)

The 2014 Micronesian Games event in Beach Wrestling was held at the College of Micronesia on July 23, 2014. Despite the heavy rains, the athletes and fans enjoyed and cheered their teams in this Beach Wrestling competition on the final day for wrestling.more

2014 Micronesian Games (GR_FS_FW)

The 2014 Micronesian Games were held at the College of Micronesia (COM) in Pohnpei, FSM from July 21 – 23, 2014. Awesome Tournament.more

2014 Oceania Championships & Oceania YOG Qualifier

The 2014 Oceania Championships & Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualifier was held in Pago Pago, American Samoa from March 19-more

2014 Oceania Coaching Course held in American Samoa

The 2014 Oceania Coaching Course was held in Pago Pago, American Samoamore

2013 Oceania Championships, Guam

The 2013 Oceania Championships will be held in Guam from April 8-12, 2013 at the UOG Field House.more

2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF)

The 2013 Australia Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) for wrestling was held in Sydney, Australia on January 20, 2013.more

2012 Olympic Games

Oceania Wrestlers compete in 2012 Olympic Gamesmore

2012 FILA Congress / Calendar Meeting

2012 Congress and Calander Meeting (FILA) held at the Grange St. Paul in Londonmore

2013 Oceania Championships (Guam) & 2014 Oceania Championshps (A. Samoa)

The 2013 Oceania Championships was awarded to Guam and the 2014 Oceania Championships will be held in American Samoa.


2012 Africa Oceania Olympic Qualifier (2nd Phase)

The 2012 Africa Oceania Olympic Qualifier was held in Morrocco from March 16-18, 2012.


2012 Oceania Championships

The 2012 Oceania Championships was held in Sydney, Australia.


2011 WC Continued-Instanbul, Turkey

Aside from Elgin Elwais (Palau), Caleb Scanlan (ASA), Hassan Shahsavan (Aus), and Keitani Graham (FSM) other wresters included Maria Dunn (Guam), Joey Lopez (Guam), Melchor Manibusan(Guam), Carl Floor (ASA), Waylon Muller (Marshall Is), and Florian Skilang Temengil (Palau).


2011 World Championships (1st Olympic Qualifier)

Australia, American Samoa, Guam, FSM, Palau and Marshall Islands attend 2011 World Championships (1st Olympic Qualifier) in their attempt to qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games


2011 Oceania Championships (Apia, Samoa)

The 2011 Oceania Championships took place in Apia, Samoa from Feb. 23-25, 2011 in Greco Roman, Freestyle and Beach Wrestling


2011 Oceania Coaching Course & Training Camp

The 2011 Oceania Coaching Course & Training Camp in Apia, Samoa


Courtesy visit with Prime Minister Malielegaoi

John Tarkong Jr., President of Oceania Wrestling, and Mr. Jerry Wallwork, President of Samoa Amateur Wrestling met with the Honorable Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi on a courtesy visit prior to the start of the Oceania Coaching Course & Training Camp


2010 World Championships, Moscow, Russia

Among the wrestlers taking part in the 2010 World Wrestling Championships for Greco Roman, Freestyle men and women, are Australia, Palau, FSM, Solomon Islands, Guam, and New Zealand.more

2010 World Championships, Moscow, Russia

The 2010 World Wrestling Championships will be held in Moscow, Russia from September 03-13, 2010.As to date, wrestlers from Australia, Guam, FSM, Palau, New Zealand and Solomons will compete....More to come.more

2010 Youth Olympic Games

To be updatedmore

2012 London Olympic Qualifications

2012 London Olympic Qualifications will require wrestlers to attend the 2011 Oceania Champoinships in order to participate in the World Championshps. There are 4 qualification phases. Another which includes Oceania and Africa participating in one qualification tournament.more

2010 Oceania Championships and Youth Olympic Qualifier

The 2010 Oceania Championships and Youth Olympic Qualifiers were held from April 7-9, 2010 and with over 120 wrestling matches on the first day of competitions.more

2010 Oceania Council Annual Meeting

The 2010 Oceania Council Meeting was held on April 06, 2010 in Apia, Samoamore

Oceania Coaches Certified

13 Coaches certified at Oceaniamore

2010 Oceania Coaching & Training Camp

The 2010 Oceania Coaching & Training Camp was held in Apia, Samoa from April 1-5, 2010more

2010 Oceania Championships in Apia, Samoa

The 2010 Oceania & South Pacific Wrestling Championships will be held in Apia, Samoa from April 8-10, 2010. The Youth Olympic Qualifications will also be held in Freestyle, Greco-Roman and Freestyle Female Wrestling Styles during the championships.more

Oceanic Athlete Commission Meeting & Forum, Vanuatu

The Oceania Athletes Commission Meeting was held in Vanuatu on May 3rd & 4th, 2009.more

2009 OSFO/ONOC Meeting held in New Zealand

Tarkong attended the 2009 OSFO / ONOC Meeting held in Queestown, New Zealand.more
Tarkong (left) seated with Nakbae Kitiseni, President of Tuvalu Wrestling Federation (right) at Oceania Athletes Committee Dinner in Vanuatu

Tuvalu is newest member to Oceania & FILA

Congratuations to Tuvalu for becoming the newest member to Oceania Wrestling and FILA.more

2009 Oceania Annual Meeting

The 2009 Oceania Annual Meeeting was held in Apia, Samoa with the election of membersmore

The 2009 Oceania Championships

The 2009 Oceania Championships was held at the Multi-Sports Complex Gymnasium (Tuanaimato)from February 27-28, 2009 as the athletes competed in Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Beach Wrestling Events.more

2009 Oceania and South Pacific Championships Updat

The 2009 Oceania & South Pacific Championships to be held in Apia, Samoa. Schedule, program and information to be provided soon. Stay tuned.more

Samoa to host 2009 Oceania Championships

Samoa to host 2009 Oceania Championships, while Guam will host the 2010 Oceania Championshipsmore

Tarkong Visits Marshall Islands

Tarkong meets with Members of the Marshall Islands Wrestling Federation during visit to the Marshall Islandsmore

2008 OSFO / ONOC Meeting

OSFO / ONOC Meeting held in Nadi, Fiji from March 12-14, 2008. Oceania President attended meetings and workshops.more

2008 OSEP Workshop

Oceania President Attends OSEP Workshop in Suva, Fijimore

2008 Oceania Championships Results

FILA's final selections for the 7 places to the Beijing Olympic Gamesmore

2008 Oceania Championships (Canberra, Australia)

The 2008 Oceania Championships (Canberra, Australia)is an Olympic Qualifiermore


2007 South Pacific Games

2007 South Pacific Games (Apia, Samoa)more

2007 World Championships (Baku, Azerbaijan)

The World Championships was the 1st qualifying event for wrestling for 2008more

2007 ONOC / OSFO Meeting in Samoa

Tarkong attended the 2007 Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) Meeting in Pago Pago, American Samoa and the Olympic Sports Federation of Oceani (OSFO)Meeting and Inspection of the South Pacific Games in Apia, Samoamore

FILA Assists Pacific Islands to Attend World Champ

FILA President Raphaael Martinetti informs Oceania Wrestling President Tarkong that FILA will pay for 5 countries from the Pacific Islands (1 athlete per country) to compete in the upcoming 2007 Senior World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.more

2007 Oceania Championships

Update on 2007 Oceania Championshipsmore

Competitions (Day 03) Freestyle Events

Palau's Elwais wrestles Iran while Australian Wrestler Tarash takes on Peter of Marshall Islands in Freestylemore

Competitions (Day 02) Greco Roman

Wrestlers Australia's Shahsavan and FSM Graham wrestle on Day 02 of the Greco Roman Wrestlingmore

Competitions Day 01 (Greco)

Palau Competes in Greco Roman 55kg on first day of Competitionsmore

OCAWS President meets with FILA President

On Tuesday, September 26, 2006 OCAWS Pres. Tarkong met with FILA President Raphael Martinetti and Vice President & Officiating Dept. Director Mario Saletnig.more

FILA Congress Meeting (September 23, 2006)

Report on FILA Congress Meeting held in Guangzhou, China (2006 World Championships)more

2006 World Championships (Guangzhou, China)

Oceania Teams Attend World Championshipsmore

2006 ONOC / OSFO Meeting in Fiji

Tarkong represents Oceania Wrestling and FILA at the OSFO / ONOC Meeting in Fijimore

OCAWS President visits ONOC Headquarters in Fiji

On March 02, 2005, OCAWS President visited ONOC headquarters located at the Forum Secretariat Complex in Suva, Fiji.more

2006 Oceania Information and Program

Infomation and Program provided by AWU on Nov 10, 2005more

Ilyasov Qualifies for Australia

Talgat Ilyasov qualified for Australia to participate in the Athens Olympics at 74kg Freestyle.more
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