In Kurash, wrestlers are allowed to wrestle according to the adopted style. The referees evaluate various methods, and points are scored depending upon the style.
If the wrestlers have equal appraisals, then the victory is given according to the last appraisal by the referees or judges.
If a participant receives an appraisal and a caution in the same match, the appraisal is counted over the caution.
If both the wrestlers have received an equal number of cautions in the match, victory goes to the wrestler who got the caution first than the opponent during the match.
The competitions of kurash are conducted according to the traditional knock-out system which is held without any kind of repechage fights.
In kurash; the method, begun inside the gilam (tatami) and finished outside the gilam (tatami) line is also evaluated.
Before the beginning of any fight, three referees (arbitrator, two referees) come together on the edge of the gilam and put their right hand to the left part of the chest, bow down and then take their respective designated places.
At the end of the fight, referees again get off the gilam, come together on edge, and bow down again with their right hand on the left side of the chest.
All bows are executed by bending at the waist and leaning forward. If the participants do not bow, the arbitrators are required to their bowing.
During the weight-in, the wrestlers are required to wear only shorts or swimming trunks.
Kurash uniforms are required to be made from cotton, it should be in good condition, and the material should not be very rigid or thick.
The participants should wear dark blue or green "Yakhtak", along with white trousers and a red belt. The participant who is called first by the referee comes in a dark blue dressing gown, and the second participant should come out wearing a green dressing gown.
The wrestlers of both sex's men and women wrestle barefoot.
The kurash gilam should have a minimum size of 14x14 meters. The maximum size is 16x16 meters; and it should be covered with fabric, usually coloured green, white, red, light green, dark blue.
There is a zone present beyond the red line; this is called the danger line, which is 1 m in width.
Updated On :18 Jun, 2022
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