OSLO, Norway – Five-time World champion and 2020 Olympic silver medalist Adeline Gray has set herself up to make history again at the Senior World Championships, after a big win in the semifinals on Tuesday.
Gray is seeking to become the first U.S. wrestler of any style or gender to win six Senior World titles in a career. She has qualified for the gold-medal finals at 76 kg finals, after a pin of Samar Hamza of Egypt in the semifinals. Hamza is a two-time Olympian and four-time African champion.
Hamza earned a step out point to begin the match, but Gray cruised to victory in the second period. After leaving the break tied at 1-1, Gray secured a feet-to-back takedown for four points and then multiple gut wrench turns to unofficially end the match. She kept Hamza on her back and locked up the fall. Continue reading at teamusa.org →