Snyder and Sadulaev win semifinals to set up rematch in World Championship freestyle finals
October 22, 2018

 



BUDAPEST, Hungary - All year, the wrestling community was talking about the possibility of another finals showdown between Olympic and World champion Kyle Snyder of the United States and Olympic and World champion Abdulrashid Sadulaev of Russia at 97 kg.

Snyder-Sadulaev II will take place tomorrow night during the finals of the World Wrestling Championships at the Papp Laszlo Arena in Budapest. The eyes of the world will be watching again.

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WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Budapest, Hungary

Group Three U.S. men’s freestyle results

70 kg/154 lbs. - James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska WTC)
LOSS Khadzimurad Gadzhiyev (Azerbaijan), 6-5
LOSS Byambadorj Bat Erdene (Mongolia), 4-2

97 kg/213.75 lbs. - Kyle Snyder, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)
WIN Baasanjargal Ulziisaikhan (Mongolia), 8-3
WIN Nathaniel Tuifao Tuamoheloa (American Samoa), tech. fall 10-0
WIN Abraham De Jesus Conyedo Ruano (Italy), 11-2
WIN Pavlo Oliinyk (Hungary), 3-0
Gold Medal bout – Vs. Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Russia)

Finals pairing
70 kg - Adam Batirov (Bahrain) vs. Magomedrasul Gazimagomedov (Russia)
97 kg - Kyle Snyder (USA) vs. Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Russia)

Semifinal results

70 kg
Adam Batirov (Bahrain) tech. fall Andriy Kvyatkovskyy (Ukraine), 10-0
Magomedrasul Gazimagomedov (Russia) dec. Zurabi Iakovishvili (Georgia), 3-1

97 kg
Kyle Snyder (USA) dec. Pavlo Oliinyk (Hungary), 3-0
Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Russia) tech. fall Elizbar Odikadze (Georgia), 10-0

Men’s Freestyle Medal Match pairings

70 kg
Gold - Adam Batirov (Bahrain) vs. Magomedrasul Gazimagomedov (Russia)
Bronze – Andriy Kvyatkovskyy (Ukraine) vs. Franklin Maren Castillo (Cuba)
Bronze - Zurabi Iakovishvili (Georgia) vs. ByambBat Erdene (Mongolia)

97 kg
Gold - Kyle Snyder (USA) vs. Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Russia)
Bronze – Pavlo Oliinyk (Hungary) vs. Abraham De Jesus Conyedo Ruano (Italy)
Bronze - Elizbar Odikadze (Georgia) vs. Magomed Ibragimov (Uzbekistan)





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