Taylor, Colon reach freestyle semifinals at World Championships in Budapest
October 20, 2018

 


BUDAPEST, Hungary – Two U.S. men’s freestyle wrestlers advanced to the semifinals during the opening morning session at the World Wrestling Championships on Saturday morning.

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Budapest, Hungary, October 20

U.S. men’s freestyle results

61 kg/134 lbs. – Joe Colon, Fresno, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC/Valley RTC)
WIN Ivan Bileichuk (Ukraine), 9-6
WIN Vladimir Dubov (Bulgaria), 10-0
Semifinals vs. Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez (Cuba)

74 kg/163 lbs. - Jordan Burroughs, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids/Nebraska WTC)
WIN Venicious Juah (Liberia), forfeit
WIN Mostafa Hosseinkhani (Iran), 4-3
LOSS Zaurbek Sidakov (Russia), 6-5

86 kg/189 lbs. - David Taylor, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC)
WIN Hassan Yazdani Charati (Iran), 11-6
WIN Hajy Rajabau (Belarus), tech. fall 10-0
WIN Yurieski Torreblanca (Cuba), 8-0
Semifinals vs. Dauren Kurugliev (Russia)

125 kg/275 lbs. - Nick Gwiazdowski, Raleigh, N.C. (Titan Mercury WC/Wolfpack RTC)
WIN Zolboo Natsatgsuren, 9-4
LOSS Zhiwei Deng (China), 5-4

Semifinal pairings

61 kg
Joe Colon (USA) vs. Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez (Cuba)
Gadzimurad Rashidov (Russia) vs. Beka Lomtadze (Georgia)

74 kg
Frank Chamizo (Italy) vs. Zaurbek Sidakov (Russia)
Avtandil Ketchadze (Georgia) vs. Soner Demirtas (Turkey)

86 kg
Fatih Erdin (Turkey) vs. Taymuraz Friev (Spain)
David Taylor (USA) vs. Dauren Kurugliev (Russia)

125 kg
Zhiwei Deng (China) vs. Sumit (India).
Parviz Hadi Basmanj (Iran) vs. Geno Petriashvili (Georgia)





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