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Archive for June 19th, 2016

Futrell wins silver, Green and Gwiazdowski bronze at Ziolkowski International in Poland – TheMat.com

“The U.S. posted three medal winning performances on the second day of competition at the Ziolkowski International in Poland with B.J. Futrell earning silver and James Green and Nick Gwiazdowski taking home bronze. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 19, 2016 at 6:20 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Ex-Valley wrestler Galli means business | TribLIVE

“In his role as the chief executive officer of Techtronic Industries, the largest power tool company in North America, Joseph Galli oversees the hiring of hundreds of new employees each year. He makes sure members of one particular demographic — former wrestlers — at least get an interview.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 19, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Selishka Seeks Rare Fourth Title at European Junior Championships | United World Wrestling

“Miglena SELISHKA (BUL) has ruled European pinweights for three years as champion, but this week she moves up to 48kg in a bid for a fourth consecutive crown as the European Junior Wrestling Championships get under way in Bucharest.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 19, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

I am ready to face any opponent in rio – Oborududu – Nigeria Today

“Captain of the Nigeria wrestling team, Blessing Oborududu, is one of the seven wrestlers to represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The 27-year-old told Idris Adesina about her Olympic experience and career in this interview.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 19, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Jordan Burroughs grapples with balancing wrestling; fatherhood | NBC Olympics

“In his athletic career, there’s little that Jordan Burroughs has not been able to accomplish. He’s the reigning Olympic gold medalist in 74kg (163 lbs) freestyle wrestling, a three-time world champion and the gold-medal favorite heading into this summer’s Rio Games.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 19, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Posted in Wrestling News