Provisor pulled back into repechage, Nowry is eliminated as Group One Greco-Roman finalists set at Senior Worlds

OSLO, Norway – Two-time Olympian Ben Provisor has been pulled back into Friday’s repechage at 82 kg in Greco-Roman at the Senior World Championships.

Provisor, the No. 2 seed, won his opening bout over Satoki Mukai of Japan, 2-1. His quarterfinal loss came to Burhan Akbudak of Turkey in an 8-0 technical fall.

Akbudak reached tonight’s semifinals, where he defeated Pejman Poshtam of Iran to qualify for the gold-medal finals. Only losers to a finalist are eligible for repechage, and Provisor has been pulled back in. Continue reading at →