Los momentos íntimos de la lucha

La lucha libre y la grecorromana, son de los deportes donde existe mayor aproximación  con el oponente. Para algunos tal situación pasa a ser un poco incomoda, pero inevitablemente se pueden escapar de ella ya que es parte fundamental de uno de los deportes más antiguos de las olimpiadas.

Ara Abrahamian, Theodoros Tounousidis

Ara Abrahamian, red, of Sweden and Theodoros Tounousidis of Greece compete in men's 84 kg Greco-Roman weight class during the wrestling's International Olympic qualifying tournament, Vantaa Cup 2012 in Vantaa, Finland Saturday May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Heikki Saukkomaa) FINLAND OUT

9

Cuba's Mijain Lopez, right, wrestles with Russia's Khasan Baroev during their gold medal bout in the 120 kilogram division of the greco-roman wrestling competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Lopez won the gold medal. (AP Photo/Ed Wray)

Olympics Day 12 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 20: Andriy Stadnik of the Ukraine (blue) wrestles Leonid Spiridonov of Kazakhstan during the Men's Freestyle 66kg Semifinals wrestling event at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

13

Russia's Aslanbek Khushtov wrestles Czech Republic's Marek Svec in the semi-finals of the men's 96 kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Khushtov won the match to advance to the finals. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Olympics Day 6 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 14: Aslanbek Khustov (blue) of Russia and Mirko Englich (red) of Germany compete in the Men's Greco-Roman 96kg gold medal bout at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 6 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 6 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 14: Marek Svec (red) of the Czech Republic is thrown by Aslanbek Khustov (blue) of the Russian Federation in the Men's Greco-Roman 96kg semi final bout at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 6 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

14

Rulon Gardner of the USA, right, and Poland's Marek Mikulski wrestle during the men's Greco-Roman 120kg pool elimination bout during the wrestling event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)

Youth Olympics Day 1 - Wrestling

SINGAPORE - AUGUST 15: Artur Suleymanov of the Russian Federation competes against Jason Afrikaner of Namibia in the Men's Greco Roman 58kg Wrestling competition on day one of the Youth Olympics at the International Convention Centre on August 15, 2010 in Singapore. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 6 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 14: Adam Wheeler (blue) of the USA gets to grips with Mirko Englich (red) of Germany in the Men's Greco-Roman 96kg semi final bout at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 6 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 5 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 13: Darkhan Bayakhmetov (blue) of Kazakhstan is thrown by Li Yanyan (red) of China in the Men's Greco-Roman 66kg quarter final bout at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 5 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 13: Mikhail Siamionau (red) of Belarus grapples with Darkhan Bayakhmetov (blue) of Kazakhstan in the Men's Greco-Roman 66kg Bronze bout at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

2012 Olympic Teams Trials - Wrestling

IOWA CITY, IA - APRIL 22: Josh Churella (red) wrestles Brent Metcalf (blue) in the 66 kg freestyle weight class during the challenge tournament for the finals of the US Wrestling Olympic Trials at Carver Hawkeye Arena on April 22, 2012 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 8 - Wrestling

BEIJING - AUGUST 16: Li Xiaomei of China (red) competes against Irini Merleni of Ukraine in the women's 48kg freestyle wrestling event held at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

4

Iran's Fardin Masoumi, right, wrestles Kazakhstan's Marid Mutalimov in a bronze medal 120 kilogram freestyle match at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Mutalimov won the bronze. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

5

Turkey's Ramazan Sahin, left, wrestles Ukraine's Andriy Stadnik during their 66 kilogram men's freestyle wrestling gold medal match at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008. Sahin won the gold medal. (AP Photo/Ed Wray)