Minnesota Storm wrestler Pat Smith set to compete on October 7-8
Shortly after one of the greatest Olympic performances in the history of USA Wrestling, the United States is sending an experienced and talented team to the Senior World Championships in Oslo, Norway, October 2-10.
Eight of the nine U.S. wrestlers who won Olympic medals at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 decided to also compete at the World Championships, giving Team USA an amazing foundation for success in Oslo. In addition, the other 22 team berths were determined during a competitive Senior World Team Trials in Lincoln, Neb., September 11-12.
The competition will be held at Jordal Amfi in Oslo, Norway. The event starts with men’s freestyle competition October 2-5, women’s freestyle action October 4-7, and Greco-Roman wrestling October 7-10.
The combined U.S. team includes 10 Olympic medalists including four who have won an Olympic gold medal. The group also has eight past Senior World champions, who have won a combined 18 World titles. A total of 12 of the team members have won a Senior World medal, and they have combined for a total of 36 Senior World medals. Continue reading at teamusa.org →