Minnesotan Destin McCauley competed
PATTAYA, Thailand – The sentiment seemed to be the same all week for the United States.
It wasn’t what they wanted.
For U.S. Olympic Training Center resident athlete Pat Downey, it really wasn’t, but he’ll still take it.
Downey was the lone U.S. medalist in men’s freestyle competition at the 2012 FILA Junior World Championships at the Eastern Sports Training Center in Pattaya, Thailand. On Sunday, he wound up with the silver medal losing to Iran’s Mohammadjavad Ebrahimi 1-2, 1-0, 4-0. Continue reading at www.themat.com
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