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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.

Korea event actionThe Belt Wrestling event in the 2016 Cheongju World Martial Arts Masterships was held successfuly on 8th September, 2016 under the decor of the IBWA. The event was held in the Cheongju Sports Centre for Disabled People. President IBWA Mr. Khalil Ahmed Khan, Mr. Han Duck Soo, former prime minister of Korea and co-chairman of the Organizing Committee and the Auditor General of the Chungcheongbuk province attended the event and encouraged the participants from all over the globe.

The first position in the event was gained by South Korea whereas, Pakistan got the 2nd position and Mongolia got the 3rd position. The event was officially opened by the President IBWA Mr. Khalil Ahmed Khan. Mr. Shammi Rana, General Secretary of the ABWF, Mr. Hussain Madni, government official from Pakistan, Mr. Lee Jong Hak, President Korea Belt Wrestling Federation, Mr. Valerii Fufachev, Director ABWF and Mr. Kazim Ali, Director PJJF were also present on the occasion. For further details please visit:

or contact the Head Office ABWF

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.