There are four major ways a match is won.
1. you pin your oppenents shoulders on the mat until the ref declares a pin
2. You score more points than your opponent in regulation
3. Your opponent is injured and can not continue
4. The match is forfeited
There were 35 total bronze medals awarded for Wrestling in the 2008 Olympics: 14 in men's freestyle, 8 in woman's freestyle, and 13 in men's Greco-Roman. You can see the complete list of 2008 Olympic wrestling medal winners at the related links.
win your country's Olympic Wrestling Trials.
its as simple as "who ever finishes first" for running events, however for wrestling events and stuff ... ask someone smarter (:
Professional wrestling that you see on tv yes, Olympic wrestling no
There are hundreds of Olympic gold medal winners alive as of 2013.
Professional wrestling is an enacted game where the winners and losers are decided even before the match starts. The wrestlers cooperate and help their opponent execute some moves on them. It is more of a drama Olympic wrestling is a sport where the aim is not to beat up your opponent but to put him on the mat and wrestle him to victory.
The Olympic Games.