Gray wins historic fourth World gold medal, Mensah-Stock gets a bronze, Molinari takes fifth place
October 24, 2018

 



BUDAPEST, Hungary – Adeline Gray (Kingston, Pa./New York AC) continues to add to her legacy as one of the greatest U.S. wrestlers in history.

With a dominant performance in the finals, Gray won her fourth career World gold medal, scoring a 13-1 technical fall over 2017 World champion Yasemin Adar of Turkey on the big stage in the Papp Laszlo Sports Arena at the 2018 World Championships on Wednesday night.. Gray has been in four World finals and won them all.

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WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Budapest, Hungary

Group Two U.S. women’s freestyle results

65 kg/143 lbs. - Forrest Molinari, Iowa City, Iowa (Titan Mercury WC/OTC), 5th place
WIN Leidy Izquerdo Mendez (Colombia), 4-0
LOSS Danielle Lappage (Canada), 6-2
WIN Mariia Kuznetsova (Russia), pin 5:25
LOSS Iryna Netreba (Azerbaijan), 1-1

68 kg/149.75 lbs. - Tamyra Mensah-Stock, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Titan Mercury WC/OTC), bronze medal
WIN Yudaris Sanchez Rodriguez (Cuba), tech. fall 10-0
WIN Battsetseg Soronzonbold (Mongolia), tech. fall 10-0
LOSS Koumba Larroque (France), 2-1
WIN Olivia Di Bacco (Canada), 7-4

72 kg/158.5 lbs.- Erin Clodgo, Richmond, Vermont (Sunkist Kids), 7th place
WIN Anastasia Zimiankova (Belarus), 5-0
LOSS Tatiana Kolesnikova Morozova (Russia), 6-4

76 kg/167.5 lbs. - Adeline Gray, Kingston, Pa. (New York AC), gold medal
WIN Epp Mae (Estonia), 10-0 technical fall
WIN Elmira Syzdykova (Kazakhstan), pin 4:49
WIN Erica Wiebe (Canada), 3-1
WIN Yasemin Adar (Turkey), tech. fall 13-1

Group 2 Medal Match pairings

65 kg
Gold - Petra Olli (Finland) dec. Danielle Lappage (Canada), 6-5
Bronze – Ayana Gempei (Japan) dec. Ritu (Japan), 7-2
Bronze - Irina Netreba (Azerbaijan) dec. Forrest Molinari (USA), 1-1

68 kg
Gold - Alla Cherkasova (Ukraine) dec. Koumba Larroque (France), 15-10
Bronze – Feng Zhou (China) tech. fall Maria Mamashuk (Belarus), 12-1
Bronze - Tamyra Mensah-Stock (USA) dec. Olivia Di Bacco (Canada), 7-4

72 kg
Gold - Justina Di Stasio (Canada) dec. Nasanburmaa Ochirbat (Mongolia), 4-2
Bronze –Martina Kuenz (Austria) dec. Samar Hamza (Egypt), 2-1
Bronze - Bose Tusun (Turkey) dec. Juan Wang (China), 5-2

76 kg
Gold - .Adeline Gray (USA) tech. fall Yasemin Adar (Turkey), 13-1
Bronze – Hiroe Minagawa Suzuki (Japan) inj. dft. Zsanett Nemeth (Hungary), 0:00
Bronze - Erica Wiebe (Canada) dec. Epp Mae (Estonia), 4-0

Top five teams after first six weight classes
1. Japan , 86
2. Canada, 74
3. United States, 68
4. China, 58
5. Mongolia, 57
Note: The USA is guaranteed at least 30 points on Thursday.





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