U.S. falls short of medal round in Greco-Roman on Day 6 of World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – The United States fell short of the medal round at the World Wrestling Championships on Saturday at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena.

American Greco-Roman wrestlers Jesse Thielke, Jordan Holm and Caylor Williams suffered losses and were not pulled back in for the repechage. All three wrestlers were competing in their first Senior Worlds. Continue reading at www.themat.com

Thielke, Holm, Williams weigh in and receive draws at World Championships in Hungary

Minnesota Storm Wrestler Jordan Holm wrestles tomorrow

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Three more U.S. Greco-Roman wrestlers have weighed in and received their draws for the fifth day of the World Wrestling Championships on Saturday.

All three of the American wrestlers competing on Saturday are wrestling in their first Senior World Championships. Continue reading at www.themat.com

Gray captures bronze medal at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Three straight years, three straight medals.

American Adeline Gray earned her third straight medal at the World Wrestling Championships, collecting a bronze medal on Friday night at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena.

Gray registered a convincing 8-2 win over Turkey’s Yasemin Adar in her women’s freestyle bronze match at 72 kg/158.5 lbs. Continue reading at themat.com

Pirozhkova earns bronze medal at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – American Elena Pirozhkova added a bronze to her impressive medal collection at the World Wrestling Championships.

Pirozhkova scored a first-period takedown and completely shut down Junior World champion Anastasia Bratchikova of Russia in a 2-0 win in the bronze match Thursday night at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Continue reading at themat.com

Pirozhkova advances to bronze-medal match at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Elena Pirozhkova came back from a tough defeat to advance to the bronze-medal match at the World Wrestling Championships.

Pirozhkova won back-to-back repechage matches to reach the bronze bout in women’s freestyle at 63 kg/138.75 lbs. on Thursday.

Pirozhkova will battle Junior World champion Anastasia Bratchikova of Russia for a bronze medal on Thursday night at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Pirozhkova already owns World gold and silver medals. Continue reading at www.themat.com