Peyton Robb named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week

Peyton Robb (Medford, Minn./Pinnacle) has been selected as TheMat.com Athlete of the Week on July 10, 2017.

Robb was unquestionably the most dominant wrestler at the 2017 Cadet Pan American Championships after picking up gold medals in both men’s freestyle and Greco-Roman, boasting gaudy stats across the board.

The Minnesota native began with a clean sweep of the 60 kg/152 lbs. Greco-Roman bracket in Buenos Aires, Argentina last Friday. Robb defeated all three of his foes by technical fall with an 8-0 victory over Venezuela’s Hector Rodriguez Benitez in the gold-medal match solidifying his place atop the weight.

He followed the Greco-Roman tournament up with a similar thrashing of the men’s freestyle field on Sunday. Robb downed all three of his opponents by 10-0 scores to win his second title of the weekend. His freestyle final was quickly decided over Canada’s Adam Scott. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

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