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Archive for August 30th, 2016

Melnikov, Melia Bag Greco-Roman Gold on First Day of Jr World Championships | United World Wrestling

“Vladislav MELNIKOV (RUS) made up for a poor showing in June and Giorgi MELIA (GEO) got a promotion as both wrestlers grabbed gold medals on Tuesday, the opening day of the Junior Wrestling World Championships.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:47 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Ohio State’s Kyle Snyder, youngest Olympic champion in American wrestling history – ST278 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“After a long layoff due to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Short Time Wrestling Podcast roars back with Episode 278 and Olympic champion Kyle Snyder.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:47 pm

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AARON REISS: Missouri wrestling’s J’den Cox displays unifying power through Olympics | Mizzou Sports | columbiamissourian.com

“This is about J’den Cox, which means it’s about transcendence.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:47 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Kyle Snyder Returns to College Life After Becoming the Youngest American Wrestler to Win Olympic Gold | Eleven Warriors

“Late August in Columbus, Ohio means tens of thousands of Ohio State students return to their college lives after summer break. Buckeye wrestler Kyle Snyder had a slightly atypical summer and arrived to campus with a little extra hardware – an Olympic Gold medal.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:46 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

HEISER: Chance Marsteller left with thousand-yard stare – York Dispatch

“It’s called the thousand-yard stare.

It was first coined to describe the blank, unfocused gaze of battle-weary soldiers.

Its definition was later expanded to any victim of trauma.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:46 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Helen Maroulis’s Golden Match – Page – Interview Magazine

“A little over a week ago, 24-year-old Helen Maroulis made Olympic history in Rio de Janeiro by winning the United States its first gold medal in women’s wrestling. Yet to many, her name may be unfamiliar. Perhaps it’s due to the incessant Ryan Lochte coverage that the Rockville, Maryland native freestyle wrestler has not amassed the attention she deserves; regardless, Maroulis is triumphant and unfazed, and told The Washington Post, “I didn’t come here to win a gold medal for the media attention.” “

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:46 pm

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Beat the Streets Lancaster wants city kids to fall in love with wrestling | Wrestling | lancasteronline.com

“To Executive Director Josh Feldman, the new Beat the Streets Lancaster program for underprivileged, at-risk youth has a simple goal: to make kids fall in love with the sport of wrestling.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 30, 2016 at 10:46 pm

Posted in Wrestling News