Coon collects Greco-Roman World silver in first Senior World Championship appearance
October 28, 2018

 



BUDAPEST, Hungary – Adam Coon ended his incredible 2018 World Championships run at 130 kg in Greco-Roman with a World silver medal on Sunday afternoon in Budapest, Hungary.

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2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
at Budapest, Hungary

Finals results
77 kg
1st - Aleksandr Chekhirkin (Russia) dec. Tamas Lorincz (Hungary), 3-1
3rd – Viktor Nemes (Serbia) dec. Alex Bjurberg Kessidis (Sweden), 6-2
3rd - Hyeonwoo Kim (Korea) dec. Bilan Nalgiev (Uzbekistan), 3-1

97 kg
1st - Musa Evloev (Russia) dec. Kiril Milov (Bulgaria), 7-2
3rd - Mahdi Aliyarifeizabadi (Iran) over Artur Aleksanyan (Armenia), forfeit
3rd – Mihail Kajala (Serbia) dec. Balazs Kiss (Hungary), 4-4

130 kg
1st - Sergey Semenov (Russia) tech. fall Adam Coon (USA), 9-0
3rd – Minseok Kim (Korea) dec. Eduard Popp (Germany), 2-1
3rd – Oscar Pino Hinds (Cuba) dec. Heiki Nabi (Estonia), 3-1

U.S. Greco-Roman results
77 kg/169.5 lbs. - Kamal Bey, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids/OTC) – 7th
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) – 23rd/dnp
LOSS Peter Oehler (Germany), 6-3

130 kg/286 lbs. - Adam Coon, Fowlerville, Mich. (New York AC/Michigan RTC) - SILVER
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
LOSS Sergey Semenov (Russia), 9-0

Final team standings (top 10)
1. Russia, 178
2. Hungary, 89
3. Turkey, 75
4. Azerbaijan, 60
5. Serbia, 60
6. Armenia, 56
7. Germany, 49
8. China, 49
9. Kyrgyzstan, 42
10. Ukraine, 39





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