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CHRIS FEDER APPOINTED AS HEAD COACH FOR MACCABI USA

Maccabi USA

Philadelphia, PA – David and Stewart Pruzansky, Open Wrestling Co-Chairmen of the USA Organizing Committee for the 20th World Maccabiah Games, have appointed Chris Feder as Head Coach for the Open Men’s Wrestling team for Team USA. Feder, a 2006 inductee to the California Wrestling Hall of Fame, will lead a team of nine wrestlers to compete in Israel, July ...

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2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships: Round One Notables

2015 NCAA DI Wrestling Championships

The first round is done and Ohio State leads the team race with 13.5 points. There were numerous seeded wrestlers who went down do will run through those. Iowa may have seen their title hopes slip away and Minnesota did not look real sharp either. Team Scores (Top 5) 1. Ohio St. 13.5 2. Penn St. 11.5 3. Cornell 11.0 ...

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North Dakota State releases 2014-15 schedule

By Jeff Schwartz North Dakota State Sports Information FARGO, N.D.—Home dual matches with Big Ten heavyweights, the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin, and the NCAA West Regional Championships highlight the 2014-15 North Dakota State University wrestling schedule. There are nine home dates overall for NDSU this season including the 44th annual Bison Open on Saturday, Nov. 8, ...

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Korea Doubles Up on Gold, Silver to Close Asian Games

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By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (October 1) – World champions RYU Han-Soo (KOR) and KIM Hyeon-Woo (KOR) won their first Asian Games gold medals as host Korea sent four wrestlers to the championship finals on the final evening of wrestling at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon. LEE Se-Yeol (KOR) and KIM Yong-Min (KOR) grabbed silver medals ...

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Frank Molinaro officially joins Penn State coaching staff

By Pat Donghia Penn State Sports Information UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Former Penn State National Champion and four-time All-American Frank Molinaro is returning to Happy Valley as an assistant coach. One of Penn State’s all-time greats, Molinaro joins head coach Cael Sanderson’s staff after two years as an assistant at Rutgers. Molinaro closed out a stellar Penn State career in ...

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Hasegawa Repeats, Iran Wins Two in Greco-Roman at Asian Games

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 30) – Kohei HASEGAWA (JPN) rallied past world champion YUN Won-Chol for the gold medal at 59kg Tuesday as Greco-Roman wrestling got under way at the Asian Games. Hasegawa spotted Yun four points in the first gold medal final at Dowon Gymanasium, then wrapped up three straight bodylock takedowns – the ...

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Iran Wins Three Gold Medals to Close Asian Games Freestyle Wrestling

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 29) – World silver medalist Masoud ESMAEILPOUR (IRI) ended his season on a high note with a gold medal on Monday, the final day of men’s freestyle events at the Asian Games. Esmaeilpour was joined in the winner’s circle by Meisam MOSTAFA JOUKAR (IRI) and Parviz HADI (IRI) while Ezzatollah AKBARI ...

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Yoshida Survives First-Round Scare, Wins Fourth Asian Games Gold

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 28) – Saori YOSHIDA (JPN) survived a first-round scare and stormed back to win the gold medal in an unprecedented fourth straight Asian Games as the women’s wrestling events came to a close in Incheon. Yoshida was tripped to her back early in her opening bout with Asian championships winner ZHONG ...

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Jong Gives DPR Korea Second Major Title in Two Weeks at Asian Games

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 27) – JONG Hak-Jin (PRK) won the men’s freestyle 57kg crown at the Asian Games on Saturday, giving DPR Korea bragging rights to the two of the finest bantamweight wrestlers in the world. Jong’s gold medal comes two weeks after teammate YANG Kyong-Il (PRK) won the world championships title at 57kg ...

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Burroughs re-signs with Flipswrestling

By Rocco Mansueto, Flipswrestling Pompton Lakes, New Jersey.  FlipsWrestling – the company that offers innovative headphones/speakers and limited swag to the toughest competitors on the planet – today announced the re-signing of World and Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs as its lead sponsored athlete.  The company also announced the launch of JB’s new limited edition “All I See Is Gold” XB ...

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