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President's Message.

Mr. Khalil A. Khan, President of Asian Belt-wrestling Federation.



Belt Wrestling

An Official Sports in  Asian Martial Arts under OCA. Belt Wrestling is developing under the ABWF.




ABWF in cooperation with the IBWA have organized many events and projects.

Anti Doping

Anti Doping Rules

Embrace the effort! Say No to Doping with IBWA and WADA.

The Asian Championship for Belt Wrestling and Turkmen National Goresh was held at the Olympic Village in Asghabat
- Turkmenistan from 25th June till 30th June 2016.  Asian Championship Action
The Championship was also followed by the Official Congress of the Asian Belt Wrestling Federation and the World Goresh Federation. The President of the ABWF Mr. Khalil A. Khan was also elected as the President of the Asian Goresh Federation. 


Asian Turkmen goresh and belt wrestling championship  in Martial Arts Sport Complex of the capital Olympic complex . Around 300 athletes from 16 countries – China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan and other participate in the competition. Medals for fights of goresh wrestlers (free style) were contested in the first day where Turkmen athletes, as expected, achieved good result, having conquered 25 medals – 12 golden, 10 silver and 3 bronze. It brought Turkmen national team to the first place in total count. 

 For official results:


Some photos of the event, more will follow:

Believe strongly that the world is on your side...if you keep true to what is best within you.


5th Asian Indoor Martial Art Games 2017


The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in 2017. This will be the first OCA Games to be held in the Central Asian country. The host city contract signing ceremony took place in Kuwait on December 19, 2010. The Belt-wrestling sports event will be controlled and supervised by the Asian Belt-wrestling Federation.

International ATWS


International Association for Traditional Wrestling Sports is the international body that supervises the wrestling activities in the world.

Olympic Council of Asia


Olympic Council of Asia is the only governing body to control sports in Asia.

International BWA


International Belt Wrestling Association is the only organization to control Belt Wrestling sport in the world, recognized by the OCA.