Velte, Hildebrandt advance to World Championships women’s freestyle semifinals in Budapest
October 24, 2018

 


BUDAPEST, Hungary – Two U.S. women wrestlers have advanced to the semifinals at the World Wrestling Championships with big quarterfinal victories on Wednesday morning.

Advancing to the semifinals are Sarah Hildebrandt (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC/OTC) at 53 kg/116.5 lbs. and Mallory Velte, Sacramento, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC) at 62 kg/136.5 lbs.

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WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Budapest, Hungary

Group Three U.S. women’s freestyle performances

50 kg/110 lbs. - Whitney Conder, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP)
LOSS Son-Hyang Kim (North Korea), 7-2

53 kg/116.5 lbs. - Sarah Hildebrandt, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC/OTC)
WIN Jyldyz Eshimova (Kazakhstan), 5-1
WIN Anzhela Dorogan (Azerbaijan), 15-9
Semifinals – Vs. Diana Mary Weicker (Canada)

57 kg/125.5 lbs. – Helen Maroulis, New York, N.Y. (Sunkist Kids/NYCRTC)
LOSS Alyona Kolesnik (Azerbaijan), pin 3:46

62 kg/136.5 lbs. - Mallory Velte, Sacramento, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC)
WIN Sara Dal Col (Italy), tech. fall 10-0
WIN Jackeline Renteria Castillo (Colombia), 14-6
WIN Gantuya Enkhbat (Mongolia), tech. fall 14-4
Semifinals - Taybe Yusein (Bulgaria)

Semifinal pairings

50 kg
Yui Sasaki (Japan) vs. Oksana Livach (Ukraine)
Sonhyang Kim (North Korea) vs. Mariya Stadnik (Azerbaijan)

53 kg
Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) vs. Diana Mary Weicker (Canada)
Haruna Okuno (Japan) vs. Katarzyna Krawczyk (Poland)

57 kg
Bilyana Dudova (Bulgaria) vs. Emese Barka (Hungary)
Grace Bullen (Norway) vs. Ningning Rong (China)

62 kg
Yuliia Tkach Ostapchuk (Ukraine) vs Yukako Kawai (Japan)
Mallory Velte (USA) vs. Taybe Yusein (Bulgaria)

Quarterfinal results

50 kg
Yui Sasaki (Japan) tech. fall Ritu (India), 11-0
Oksana Livach (Ukraine) pin Narangerel Erdenesukh (Mongolia), 3:22
Sonhyang Kim (North Korea) tech. fall Kseniya Stankevich (Belarus), 11-0
Mariya Stadnik (Azerbaijan) tech. fall Yanan Sun (China), 10-0

53 kg
Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) dec. Anzhela Dorogan (Azerbaijan), 15-9
Diana Mary Weicker (Canada) dec. Nina Hemmer (Germany), 10-7
Haruna Okuno (Japan) dec. Maria Prevolaraki (Greece), 9-1
Katarzyna Krawczyk (Poland) dec. Luiza Elizabeth Valverde Melendez (Ecuador), 11-5

57 kg
Bilyana Dudova (Bulgaria) tech. fall Alexandria Town (Canada), 10-0
Emese Barka (Hungary) dec. Jieun Um (Korea), 11-4
Grace Bullen (Norway) dec. In Sun Jong (North Korea), 3-3
Ningning Rong (China) pin Pooja Dhanda (India), 3:43

62 kg
Yuliia Tkach Ostapchuk (Ukraine) pin Malin Johanna Mattsson (Sweden), 2:45
Yukako Kawai (Japan) tech. fall Sakshi Malik (India), 16-2
Mallory Velte (USA) tech. fall Gantuya Enkbat (Mongolia), 14-4
Taybe Yusein (Bulgaria) dec. Lais Nunes de Olivera (Brazil), 7-1





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