Fix, Taylor, Dake advance to men’s freestyle semifinals at Senior Worlds in Oslo, Norway

OSLO, Norway – The United States pushed three of its four men’s freestyle wrestlers competing on Saturday morning into the semifinals round this evening at the Senior World Championships held at Jordal Amfi.

Earning spots in the semifinals were 2020 Olympic champion and 2018 World champion David Taylor (86 kg), 2020 Olympic bronze medalist and two-time World champion Kyle Dake (74 kg) and Daton Fix (61 kg).

Taylor, the No. 1 seed, scored a pair of dominant wins to reach the semifinals. He opened with an 11-0 technical fall over 2017 World silver medalist Boris Makoev. Taylor scored first on a step out, then got another point on a shot clock against Makoev. A takedown late in the period made it 4-0 at the break. In the second period, Taylor blew it up with a step out, two takedowns and an ankle lace turn. Continue reading at

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