Snyder becomes USA’s youngest World champion ever

LAS VEGAS — For the past five years Kyle Snyder has prepared every day for the moment that came on Friday night in Las Vegas.

Kyle Snyder runs around the mat with the American flag draped around him (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)The precocious 19-year-old was wrestling for a World championship in his home country, and he believed it was his time to be a World champion.

It didn’t matter that he came up short of winning an NCAA title in March, or that no U.S. wrestler under the age of 21 had ever won a World championship in freestyle wrestling. Continue reading at intermatwrestle.com

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