Where: Almaty, Kazakhstan
When: November 08 - 16, 2014
More: The Championships occur annually (bar Olympic years), and feature eight men's and seven women's events. To date, the Soviet Union, with 274 medals, is the historical overall leader of the medal table. But...China is fast gaining, with a total of 266 and counting. Will they take over the top spot in 2014?
Fun Fact: The host venue Baluan Sholak Sport and Culture Palace, named after a Kazakh composer, singer, poet and wrestler (!), was built in 1967 on order from the 'State Committee for Physical Education and Sports of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic'. It hosted the 2011 Asian Games as well.