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Adeline Gray nearly made the most of moving up a weight class as the native of Colorado defeated Yasemin Adar of Turkey), 8-2, to capture a bronze medal at 72 kilos in women’s freestyle at the FILA World Championships on Friday in Budapest, Hungary. This marked the third World medal earned by Gray, who competed […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 20 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Spenser Mango competed in his sixth World-level championship tournament when he wrestled at 55 kilos at the 2013 FILA Worlds in Budapest, Hungary, on Friday. Unfortunately, the native of St. Louis, Mo., still has not earned a medal after Mango lost a close 5-4 decision against Roman Amoyan of Armenia in the bronze medal at […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 20 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

            Elena Pirozkhova added a third medal to her international resume when the immigrant of Russia defeated Anastasia Bratchikova from Russia, 2-0, for the bronze medal at 138 pounds in women’s freestyle, Thursday (Sept. 19) at the FILA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Pirozkhova, who was raised in Massachusetts, entered her sixth World Championships as […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 19 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Alyssa Lampe turned Wednesday afternoon disappointment to pleasure later that night when she battled back to win a bronze medal at 48 kilos at the 2013 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The same could not be said of Victoria Anthony, who nearly qualified for the gold medal match but ended up fifth at 51 kilos. […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 18 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Jordan Burroughs ended any speculation about his health status and won five more international matches — extending his winning streak to 65 straight wins — and defeated Iran’s Ezzatollah Akbarizarinkolaei, 4-0, to claim his second World Championship in men’s freestyle at 163 pounds today (Sept. 18) in Budapest, Hungary.     Burroughs, the 2012 Olympic […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 18 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

For a second straight day, the United States came just short of earning the country’s first medal of the 2013 FILA World Championships when Tervel Dlagnev lost a bronze medal bout to Turkey’s Taha Akgul at 120 kilos on Tuesday at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary. “I just got to get better,” Dlagnev […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 17 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Angel Escobedo, who lost to Obe Blanc in this year’s World Team Trials, made the most of a second chance to compete in the Worlds — after Blanc was declared ineligible — when the former NCAA champ from Indiana won three of five matches to claim fifth at 55k/121 pounds at the Papp Laszlo Sports […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 16 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

By Mike Finn Wrestling has always been considered one of the oldest sports when it came to talking about the Olympic Games. But when it came to the presentation by FILA — before the International Olympic Committee’s general assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sept. 8, in hopes of remaining an Olympic sport past 2016 — […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 8 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

By USA Wrestling 09/08/2013 Buenos Aires, Argentina (September 8, 2013) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced it voted the sport of wrestling to remain in the Olympic program as a provisional sport at the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games. On the first vote, wrestling received 49 votes out of the 95 voters, receiving […]

Posted by admin On Sep - 8 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

            Overview: Kyle Snyder of Woodbine, Md., was the lone American wrestler to win a gold medal in one of three Junior World tournaments held at the Arena Armeetz in the Bulgarian capital, Aug. 13-18. Snyder, who will be a senior at Good Council High School this winter, won four matches in freestyle at 211.5 […]

Posted by admin On Aug - 27 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST