High School Wrestling

UWW Cadet Greco Wrestler Seriously Injured

Ian Malesiewski

Ian Malesiewski was seriously injured Friday during his opening match at 85 kg at the UWW Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals.  He fractured two cervical vertebrae and damaged his spinal cord.  He underwent eight hours of surgery Friday in Akron, Ohio and was on a breathing tube Monday as a result of complications.  His prognosis is unknown at this time.  We at The Open Mat wish him nothing but the best.  Our thoughts are with him and his family as they go through this difficult time.  For more details go here.

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