USA Wrestling primed for success at the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Oct. 20-28

The 2018 U.S. World Wrestling Teams in the three Olympic disciplines have set high goals for the 2018 World Wrestling Championships, set for the Papp Laszlo Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary, October 20-28. The United States was the 2017 World Team Champions in men’s freestyle, and will be seeking to… Continue reading

James wins silver and Lovell snags bronze at Veteran Freestyle World Championships

Rudy James is an assistant coach for Apple Valley High School SKOPJE, Macedonia – Rudy James of St. Paul, Minn., earned a silver medal at 70 kg on Friday at the Veteran World Championships in Skopje, Macedonia. Three other Americans placed in the top five. James competed in Division B,… Continue reading

Fix and Berge bounce back for bronze, Brooks and Elam capture silver at Junior Worlds

TRNAVA, Slovakia – The USA Junior men’s freestyle team finished Saturday night’s session with two silver and two bronze medals in Trnava, Slovakia. Claiming silver medals were Aaron Brooks at 79 kg and Zach Elam at 97 kg. 2017 Cadet World champion Brooks had a back-and-forth battle with Hayato Ishiguro,… Continue reading

Lewis secures Junior World semifinal bid, three-time World champion Steveson upended in quarterfinals

TRNAVA, Slovakia – In only his third freestyle tournament of his career, Mekhi Lewis advanced to the Junior World semifinals at 70 kg with two quick wins on Saturday morning in Trnava, Slovakia. His wins included a technical fall and a pin. Against Erik Reinbok of Estonia, Lewis scored takedown… Continue reading

Steveson Set for Junior World Championships

The 2018 Junior World Championships are underway in Trnava, Slovakia, where University of Minnesota wrestler Gable Steveson will look to capture his fourth consecutive world championship. Gable has won three previous world titles up to this point in time. The four-time state champion from Apple Valley won Cadet World Championships… Continue reading

Kerkvliet out of Junior World Championships, Elam to compete at 97 kg

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – 2017 Cadet World champion Daniel Greg Kerkvliet will miss the 2018 Junior World Championships after sustaining a recent injury. Kerkvliet was slated to suit up for the U.S. at 97 kg/213 lbs. After winning a gold medal on the Cadet World stage last summer, Kerkvliet recently… Continue reading