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Wrestling was around when the ancient Greeks used the sport for their olympic events

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When was wrestling made?

Amateur Wrestling (the Olympics) was invented around 2300 BC Professional Wrestling (WWE and TNA) was invented in the 1800s

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Who invented Olympic wrestling?

The Greeks

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So it can express people.

Who invented the wrestling mat?

dr.whosnoff of Italy in 1896

Who invented the world wrestling federation?

Vincent mcmahon

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My dad Grady Peterson invented the Peterson Roll .He was a great wresterler and one day he did it and that was when it was invented!!

Why did they invent wrestling?

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When was wrestling invented?

It was invented in 1100 A.D. It means hand-to-hand combat and is one of the oldest English words. WWE Wrestling was made in the late 50's when it was called WWF.

Who invented high school wrestling?

it came roughly 11 years before christ. some people believe that when ramulus and reimus fought together as children ramulus won and invented wrestling as a sport. but wrestling came before him as the olympic games started before the creation of rome

What sport was invented in Japan?

Sumo wrestling is the sport that is uniquely Japanese.

Who invinted wrestling?

invented by Toots Mondt and Sr. Vince McMahon

Who invented the sport of wrestling?

No one exactly knows, there is no record of it, due to it being so old. Wrestling was one of the first hand to combat sport's that in history, it dates back before the 400 BC. But in time differently styles and version type's of wrestling were invented.

Who invented pro wrestling?

Professional Wrestling was never formally invented by anyone, its just a highly dramatised version of the amateur styles. It was around the 1920's though when the "fake" professional wrestling became popular due to the gold dust trio Ed Lewis, Billy Sandow and Toots Mondt.

What ancient civilzation was the palestra invented in?

The palaestra wrestling ground originated in Greece.

Who invented the wrestling ring?

OMG you wont believe it!Mr.Mcmahon made the first wrestling ring!

Where was wrestling discovered?

i have given a long and detailed answer to the above link, and it is a very similar answer to one i would give this but trust me, that is a very very long answer and youd have to be really really interested in the history of wrestling to read it all, so the short version is: Japan invented a martial art similar to wrestling called Shuai Jiao four thousand years ago, Egypt invented amateur wrestling (Olympics) circa 2300 BC, professional wrestling (WWE and TNA) was invented in the 1800s and was performed mainly at carnivals during that time.