Dake, Cox reach World freestyle finals with semifinal wins, Gilman to go for bronze on Monday
October 21, 2018

 



BUDAPEST, Hungary – Two U.S. wrestlers won semifinal matches on Saturday night, and will advance to the gold-medal finals in their weight class on Monday night, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and 2017 World bronze medalist J’den Cox (Colorado Springs, Colo. (Titan Mercury WC/OTC) at 92 kg/202.5 lbs. and first-time World Team member Kyle Dake, Ithaca, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC/New York RTC) at 79 kg/174 lbs.



WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Budapest, Hungary

Group Two results for U.S. men’s freestyle

57 kg/125.5 lbs. - Thomas Gilman, Iowa City, Iowa (Titan Mercury WC/Hawkeye WC)
WIN Givi Davidovi (Italy), 6-3
WIN Giorgi Edisherashvili (Azerbaijan), 4-0
LOSS Nurislam Sanayev (Kazakhstan). 11-0
Bronze Medal Match – to be determined

65 kg/143 lbs. - Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)
LOSS Akhmed Chakaev (Russia), 7-5

79 kg/174 lbs. - Kyle Dake, Ithaca, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC/New York RTC)
WIN Martin Obst (Germany), tech. fall 11-0
WIN Davit Khutsishvili (Georgia), tech. fall 11-0
WIN Akhmed Gazhimagomedov (Russia), tech. fall 13-0
Gold Medal Finals – vs. Jabrayil Hasanov (Azerbaijan)

92 kg/202.5 lbs. - J’den Cox, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Titan Mercury WC/OTC)
WIN Dato Marsagishvili (Georgia), 6-2
WIN Nicolai Ceban (Moldova), 6-0
WIN Alireza Karimimachiani (Iran). 5-2
Gold-Medal Finals – Vs. Ivan Yankouski (Belarus)

Finals pairings
57 kg - Zavur Uguev (Russia) vs. Nurislam Sanayev (Kazakhstan)
65 kg - Takuto Otoguro (Japan) vs. Bajrang (India)
79 kg - Kyle Dake (USA) vs. Jabrayil Hasanov (Azerbaijan)
92 kg - J’den Cox (USA) vs. Ivan Yankouski (Belarus)

Semifinal results

57 kg
Zavur Uguev (Russia) dec. Yuki Takahashi (Japan), 7-2
Nurislam Sanayev (Kazakhstan) tech. fall Thomas Gilman (USA), 11-0

65 kg
Takuto Otoguro (Japan) dec. Akhmed Chakaev (Russia), 15-10
Bajrang (India) dec. Alejandro Valdes Tobier (Cuba), 4-3

79 kg
Kyle Dake (USA) tech. fall Akhmed Gazhimagomedov (Russia), tech. fall 13-0
Jabrayil Hasanov (Azerbaijan) dec. Ezzatollah Akbarinkolai (Iran), 3-3

92 kg
Ivan Yankouski (Belarus) tech. fall Atsushi Matsumoto (Japan), 11-0
J’den Cox (USA) dec. Alireza Karimimachiani (Iran), 5-2





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