McKee and Hall to wrestle for Junior World Championships Gold

Tampere, Finland – Minnesota wrestlers Mitch McKee (Minnesota and St. Michael-Albertville) and Mark Hall (Penn State and Apple Valley) have made it to the finals of the UWW Junior World Championships. McKee will be wrestling Abdula Akhmedov of Russia in the 60 kg Gold medal match and Hall will be wrestling Isa Shapiev of Uzbekistan in the 74 kg Gold medal match. Medal matches take place this morning between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. CT live on Trackwrestling ($).

Apple Valley wrestler Gable Steveson (120 kg) is scheduled to begin his competition tonight.

Champ. Round 1 – Mark Hall (USA) won by tech fall over Adlan Bataiev (Ukraine) (TF 10-0)
Champ. Round 2 – Mark Hall (USA) won by decision over Radik Valiev (Russia) (Dec 6-2)
Quarterfinal – Mark Hall (USA) won by tech fall over Mohammad Aliasghar Mottaghinia (Iran) (TF 10-0)
Semifinal – Mark Hall (USA) won by decision over Muhammet Lutfi Kucukyildirim (Turkey) (Dec 10-3)

Champ. Round 1 – Mitchell McKee (USA) won by decision over Edemi Bolkvadze (Georgia) (Dec 11-9)
Champ. Round 2 – Mitchell McKee (USA) won by tech fall over Hiromu Sakaki (Japan) (TF 10-0)
Quarterfinal – Mitchell McKee (USA) won by decision over Utku Dogan (Turkey) (Dec 11-9)
Semifinal – Mitchell McKee (USA) won by decision over Ravinder Ravinder (India) (Dec 16-14)

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