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Archive for August 2016

Olympic medalist and lifesaver, Missouri’s J’den Cox says he’s enjoying a return to normalcy | Mizzou Sports | columbiamissourian.com

“The latest story in J’den Cox’s unbelievable life happened Sunday, at the big bur oak tree near McBaine.

Cox, Missouri wrestling’s new bronze medalist, was there with a friend when a man crashed his motorcycle. Cox said he called 911 and wrapped the man’s bleeding head in a new black Team USA shirt he was wearing for the first time that day.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:32 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Russian wrestling chief sorry over female athlete attack – Yahoo Sports

“The president of Russia’s wrestling federation on Wednesday apologised for hitting Olympic wrestler Inna Trazhukova in the face after she missed out on a medal in Rio.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Olympic wrestling champ Helen Maroulis dedicated to inspiring others – USA Today

“After making history in her sport, Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis believes she has a role to fill in wrestling.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Pataridze Wins Fourth Age-Group Crown, Caps Georgian Hat Trick at Jr World Wrestling | United World Wrestling

“Zviadi PATARIDZE (GEO) won his fourth age-group championship title Wednesday and capped Georgia’s hat trick on the final day of Greco-Roman events at the Junior World Wrestling Championships.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Let deceased Russian wrestler’s family keep silver medal: Yogeshwar Dutt | other sports | Hindustan Times

“Call it respect for the departed or an unwritten warrior’s code.
India’s Yogeshwar Dutt, whose bronze in the 60kg freestyle wrestling at the 2012 London Games is set to be upgraded to silver after losing finalist Besik Kudokhov’s sample tested positive in a doping retest, wants the medal to stay with the deceased Russian’s family.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

MSU Wrestling Announces 2016-17 Schedule – MSUSpartans.com

“Michigan State wrestling head coach Roger Chandler has announced the schedule for the 2016-17 season, his first as head coach of the Spartans.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Judson University in Illinois reinstates wrestling after 46 years, Matt TreDenick named Head Coach – TheMat.com

“The Judson Athletic Department is excited to announce the return of the men’s wrestling program and the hire of new wrestling coach Matt TreDenick.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 31, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News