Coon pins his way to World finals, guarantees USA its first Greco-Roman Senior World medal since 2015
October 27, 2018

 



BUDAPEST, Hungary – Adam Coon earned his fourth pin of the day to soar into the 130 kg World Championships finals and guarantee the U.S. Greco-Roman program its first Senior World medal since 2015.



2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
at Budapest, Hungary

Semifinal results
77 kg
Tamas Lorincz (Hungary) dec. Hyeonwoo Kim (Korea), 3-1
Aleksandr Chekhirkin (Russia) tech. fall Alex Bjurberg Kessidis (Sweden), 11-0

97 kg
Musa Evloev (Russia) dec. Artur Aleksanyan (Armenia), 3-1
Kiril Milov (Bulgaria) dec. Mihail Kajala (Serbia), 3-0

130 kg
Adam Coon (USA) fall Minseok Kim (Korea), 3:42
Sergey Semenov (Russia) dec. Heiki Nabi (Estonia), 2-0

Finals pairings
77 kg: Aleksandr Chekhirkin (Russia) vs. Tamas Lorincz (Hungary)
97 kg: Musa Evloev (Russia) vs. Kiril Milov (Bulgaria)
130 kg: Adam Coon (USA) vs. Sergey Semenov (Russia)

U.S. Greco-Roman results
77 kg/169.5 lbs. - Kamal Bey, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids/OTC)
WIN Ridong Zhang (China), 9-0
WIN Reiner Jimenez Terry (Guatemala), 8-1
LOSS Elvin Mursaliyev (Azerbaijan), 6-2

97 kg/213.75 lbs. - G’Angelo Hancock, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)
LOSS Peter Oehler (Germany), 6-3

130 kg/286 lbs. - Adam Coon, Fowlerville, Mich. (New York AC/Michigan RTC)
WIN Rafal Krajewski (Poland), fall 1:54
WIN Lingzhe Meng (China), fall 4:13
WIN Eduard Popp (Germany), fall 2:32
WIN Min-Seok Kim (Korea), fall 3:42
vs. Sergey Semenov (Russia)





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