Holm qualifies USA at 85 kg with semifinal win at Pan American Olympic Qualifier in Texas

FRISCO, Texas – Three-time U.S. World Team member Jordan Holm (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm) earned a spot in the championship finals, earning Olympic qualification for the nation at 85 kg/187 lbs, during the morning session of the Pan American Olympic Games Qualifier at the Dr Pepper Arena.

The top two wrestlers in each of the six Olympic weight classes contested have qualified their nation for the Olympic Games.

Holm was not scored upon in his two strong wins. He opened with a dominant 8-0 technical fall over Alexander Brown Thieriault of Canada. An early Holm takedown on a counter was followed with a pair of two-point gutwrench. Holm did an arm drag to a takedown to secure the first-period technical fall. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org