International Wrestling

2017 Men’s Freestyle World Cup Preview

Jordan Burroughs - Team USA

Team USA's men's freestyle delegation has landed in Iran ahead of this week's 2017 Freestyle World Cup. After all the political posturing and uncertainty, that in and of itself is a victory. However, the Americans will have designs on more victories to come when the competition gets under way Thursday morning in Kermanshah, Iran. The United States has drawn the ...

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LOG Olympic Development Academy Targeting FS/Greco Athletes in Grades 7-12

LOG ODA

Five years ago, the Legends of Gold Regional Training Center (RTC) was established in Beresford, South Dakota, with a goal of helping aspiring freestyle and Greco athletes achieve their goals at the international level. Now, Legends of Gold is taking this goal a step further by establishing, with an endorsement from USA Wrestling, an Olympic Development Academy (ODA). The Legends ...

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When I Met the Iranians: How International Wrestling Brings People Together

2015 World Cup

Photo By: Tony Rotundo UPDATE: Iran has lifted their ban on the United States wrestling team, reversing their earlier decision.  For the time being, the World Cup is back on for Team USA. With the Associated Press reporting today that Iran has decided not to allow the United States’ men’s freestyle team to attend the World Cup, scheduled for February ...

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USA Wrestling plans to send team to Freestyle World Cup in Kermanshah, Iran, Feb. 16-17

Jordan Burroughs - World Cup

USA Wrestling plans to send an official delegation to participate in the Freestyle World Cup, set for Feb. 16-17 in Kermanshah, Iran. This is the annual World dual meet championship for men’s freestyle wrestling and one of the most prestigious competitions each year in international wrestling. “This tour continues a long history of goodwill and cooperation between the United States ...

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Watch This: Yarygin, Dake/Dieringer, Ohio State/Iowa and More this Weekend

Watch This - Jan. 27th, 2017

This weekend, we’ve got free streams from United World Wrestling and CampusInsiders as well as the usual array of offerings from ESPN3, BTN, and others if you have access. This is by no means a complete list of the wrestling you can watch this weekend, but these are the highlights. Enjoy! All times listed are eastern. Friday Ivan Yarygin 2017 ...

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Yarygin and Paris Feature Top American Talent This Weekend

Snyder, Ragan, Dake, Dieringer

One of the toughest tournaments on the international schedule, the Ivan Yarygin is named for the two-time Olympic champion who died in a car crash in 1997. It is fitting that this tournament would be named for Yarygin. The Russian only got the chance to wrestle in a world-level championship three times, in 1972, 1973, and 1976, but won each ...

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2018 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup awarded to Iowa City, Iowa, and set for Carver-Hawkeye Arena, April 21-22

UWW

United World Wrestling, the international wrestling federation, has awarded the 2018 Freestyle World Cup to USA Wrestling, which will host the event at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on the campus of the University of Iowa, April 21-22. The World Cup is the annual international dual meet championships, and features the top eight men’s freestyle wrestling teams in the world. It is one ...

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2016 U.S. Open Women’s Freestyle Preview – Quality over Quantity

Anthony - Campbell

This weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. Open for Greco-Roman and women’s freestyle wrestling takes center stage. On the line are spots at April’s World Team Trials for the top seven finishers at each weight and, for the winners of the Olympic weights, the top seed in the spring. This is the women’s freestyle portion of the preview. You ...

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2016 U.S. Open Greco Preview – The Return of Dennis Hall

Dennis Hall

This weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. Open for Greco-Romand and women’s freestyle wrestling takes center stage. On the line are spots at April’s World Team Trials for the top seven finishers at each weight and, for the winners of the Olympic weights, the top seed in the spring. This is the Greco portion of the preview. The women’s ...

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