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Russia’s wrestling chief says U.S. denied him visa for worlds in Las Vegas

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015|9:15 a.m.

MOSCOW (AP)– The head of Russia’s fumbling federation states he has been denied a visa to participate in the approaching world championships in Las Vegas.

United World Fumbling vice-president Mikhail Mamiashvili states on the federation’s site that his visa demand was denied “without explanation.”

Mamiashvili states he is frustrated by the choice since he supported the UWW’s effort to host the worlds in the united state

. The sport hopes that hosting the championships in such a prominent city will certainly work as a showcase ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Messages were left looking for comment from UWW and UNITED STATE Wrestling.

The 2015 world champions begin Monday and run through Saturday at the Orleans Arena.