United World Wrestling the official Olympic body for wrestling hosted its World Congress Meet and Bureau Elections in Macon, France on September 04, 2016.
The congress was chaired by president Nenad Lalovic of Serbia with a record breaking of 160 countries attending the congress.
Barbados was represented by President Rollins Alleyne of the Barbados Wrestling Association. The opportunity to attend the congress gave the Barbadian president numerous links and opportunities to assist with the development of the sport on the island of Barbados, of which one being – hosting the International Beach Wrestling Championship in Barbados in 2017. Also Barbados will be having its first wrestler in the upcoming Pan American Championships in Rio de Janeiro in May 2017.
Caption: Back – Africa delegate, Rollins Alleyne Front – Bahamian President Clarence, UWW president Lalovic, Trinidad and Tobago President Fraser.