Steveson to wrestle for Junior World Championships Gold

Tampere, Finland – Minnesota wrestler Gable Steveson (Minnesota recruit/Apple Valley) has made it to the finals of the UWW Junior World Championships. Steveson will be wrestling Naeiim Rah Hassanzadeh of Iran in the 120 kg Gold medal match. Three other USA wrestlers – Daton Fix (55 kg), Ryan Deakin (66 kg), and Zahid Valencia (84 kg) – also made the finals. Medal matches take place this morning between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. CT live on Trackwrestling ($).

Champ. Round 1 – Gable Dan Steveson (USA) won by tech fall over Khasanboy Rakhimov (Uzbekistan) (TF 11-0)
Champ. Round 2 – Gable Dan Steveson (USA) won by tech fall over Umar Israilov (Azerbaijan) (TF 13-0)
Quarterfinal – Gable Dan Steveson (USA) won by tech fall over Zuriko Urtashvili (Georgia) (TF 11-0)
Semifinal – Gable Dan Steveson (USA) won by tech fall over Zaur Kozonov (Russia) (TF 21-10)

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