Gilman gets silver medal, Cox and Gwiazdowski take bronzes and USA is first in freestyle at Worlds
August 25, 2017

 



PARIS, France – The United States claimed three individual medals on the first day of men’s freestyle competition at the World Wrestling Championships at the AccorHotels Arena on Friday, and was in first place in the team standings.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Paris, France, August 25

Men’s freestyle results

57 kg/125.5 lbs.
Gold - Yuki Takahashi (Japan)
Silver - Thomas Gilman (USA)
Bronze - Andrey Yatsenko (Ukraine)
Bronze - Bekhbayar Erdenebat (Mongolia)
5th - Hak-Jin Jong (North Korea)
5th - Vladimer Dubov (Bulgaria)
7th - Sandeep Tomar (India)
8th - Nodirjon Safarov (Uzbekistan)
9th - Sunggwon Kim (Korea)
10th - Givi Davidovi (Italy)
Gold - Yuki Takahashi (Japan) dec. Thomas Gilman (USA), 6-0
Bronze -Andrey Yatsenko (Ukraine) tech. fall Hak-Jin Jong (North Korea), 12-2
Bronze - Bekhbayar Erdenebat (Mongolia) dec. Vladimer Dubov (Bulgaria), 9-2

61 kg/134 lbs.
Gold - Haji Aliyev (Azerbaijan)
Silver - Gadzhimurad Rashidov (Russia)
Bronze -Vladimer Khinchegashvili (Georgia)
Bronze - Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez (Cuba)
5th - Cengizhan Erdogan (Turkey), 3-0
5th - Rinya Nakamura (Japan), 10-0
7th - Daulet Niyazbekov (Kazakhstan)
8th - Ivan Guidea (Romania)
9th - Mykola Bolotnjuk (Slovakia)
10th - Ivan Bileichuk (Ukraine)
Gold - Haji Aliyev (Azerbaijan) pin Gadzhimurad Rashidov (Russia), 5:31
Bronze -Vladimer Khinchegashvili (Georgia) dec. Cengizhan Erdogan (Turkey), 3-0
Bronze - Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez (Cuba) tech. fall Rinya Nakamura (Japan), 10-0

86 kg/189 lbs.
Gold - Hassan Yazdani Charati (Iran)
Silver - Boris Makoev (Slovakia)
Bronze - Vladislav Valiev (Russia)
Bronze - J’den Cox (United States)
5th - Aleksander Gostiev (Azerbaijan)
5th - Mihail Ganev (Bulgaria)
7th - Selim Yasar (Turkey)
8th - Yurieski Torreblanca Queralta (Cuba)
9th - Zbigniew Baranowski (Poland)
10th - Piotr Ianulov (Moldova)
Gold - Hassan Yazdani Charati (Iran) tech. fall Boris Makoev (Slovakia), 10-0
Bronze -Vladislav Valiev (Russia) dec. Aleksander Gostiev (Azerbaijan), 3-1
Bronze - J’den Cox (United States) dec. Mihail Ganev (Bulgaria), 8-0

125 kg/275 lbs.
Gold - Geno Petriashvili (Georgia)
Silver - Taha Akgul (Turkey)
Bronze - Nick Gwiazdowski (United States)
Bronze - Levan Berianidze (Armenia)
5th - Zolboo Natsagsuren (Mongolia)
5th - Anzor Khizriev (Russia)
7th - Korey Jarvis (Canada)
8th - Aiaal Lazarev (Kyrgyzstan)
9th - Yadollah Mohebi (Iran)
10th - Taiki Yamamoto (Japan)
Gold - Geno Petriashvili (Georgia) dec. Taha Akgul (Turkey), 10-8
Bronze -Nick Gwiazdowski (United States) dec. Zolboo Natsagsuren (Mongolia), 6-1
Bronze -Levan Berianidze (Armenia) dec. Anzor Khizriev (Russia), 3-0

U.S. performances

57 kg/125.5 lbs. - Thomas Gilman, Council Bluffs, Iowa (Titan Mercury WC/Hawkeye WC), silver medal
WIN Andrey Yatsenko (Ukraine), 5-2
WIN Reza Ahmad Atrinagharchi (Iran), 3-0
WIN Nadirjon Safarov (Uzbekistan), tech. fall 12-1
WIN Hakjin Jong (North Korea), 5-4
LOSS Yuki Takahashi (Japan), 6-0

61 kg/134 lbs. - Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC), dnp/12th
LOSS Gadzhimurad Rashidov (Russia), tech. fall 11-0
WIN Joszef Molnar (Hungary), tech. fall 10-0
LOSS Vladimer Khinchegashvili (Georgia), tech fall, 10-0

86 kg/189 lbs. - J’den Cox, Columbia, Mo. (Titan Mercury WC/Missouri WF), bronze medal
WIN Ahmed Dudarov (Germany), 6-1
WIN Ville Tapa Heino (Finland), 9-6
WIN Zbigniew Baranoski (Poland), 3-2
LOSS Boris Makoev (Slovakia), 6-3
WIN Mihail Ganev (Bulgaria), 8-0

125 kg/275 lbs. - Nick Gwiazdowski, Raleigh, N.C. (Titan Mercury WC/Wolfpack WC), bronze medal
WIN Andrei Romanov (Moldova), tech. fall 10-0
WIN Daniel Ligeti (Hungary), 10-1
WIN Yadolla Mohebi (Iran), 5-4
LOSS Taha Akgul (Turkey), tech. fall 10-0
WIN Zolboo Natsagsuren (Mongolia), 6-1

Top 10 team standings after day one
1 UNITED STATES 25
2 RUSSIA 23
3 TURKEY 19
4 GEORGIA 18
5 JAPAN 17
6 AZERBAIJAN 16
7 MONGOLIA 14
8 IRAN 12
9 BULGARIA 12
10 SLOVAKIA 12





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