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Wrestling Letters: Patrick Martinez

Patrick Martinez

Patrick Martinez, the “Lone Wolf” of Greco-Roman wrestling made the world team for the second consecutive year yesterday, winning the 80 kg weight-class at the Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials in New York. Before he did that, he wrote a letter to his younger self as that young man started out in the sport. This is the first in a ...

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The Road to NYC: The End of the Journey


48 seconds. After nearly two months of restricting my diet, working out two times a day, working my aging body back into wrestling shape and down to weight, I got to wrestle for 48 seconds. Somehow, I’m still convinced it was a worthwhile experience. As I sit here the day after, shoulder aching, hungry despite several large meals since I ...

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Gonzalez, Martinez Head to Budapest, Bey, Hancock Win Titles

G'Angelo Hancock

In the closing session of the 2016 Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials, drama reigned, intensity was a constant, and the new Greco rules, with no forced par terre, proved controversial. Both world team spots were won in decisive third matches while some future stars of USA Greco took titles at Olympic weights. Alejandro Sancho scored an ...

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Gonzalez/Sancho, Martinez/Anderson Set to Challenge for World Team

Patrick Martinez - USA Wrestling

On the final day of action at the New York Athletic Club, Greco-Roman action took over at the Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials. World team spots for next month’s Non-Olympic Weight World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, were on the line at 71 kg and 80 kg while international titles were on the line at the Olympic ...

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Green Defends, Stieber Rolls to World Team Slots

James Green - Team USA

Men’s freestyle concluded at the Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic World Team Trials on Friday night at the New York Athletic Club. On the line were world team spots at 61 and 70 kg as well as international tournament titles, and a little cash, at the Olympic weights. Logan Stieber took his spot on the team at 61 kg by ...

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Graff/Stieber, Oliver/Green to Wrestle for World Championship Berths

Jordan Oliver

Men’s freestyle action took the stage at the New York Athletic Club on Friday with world team spots on the line at 61 kg and 70 kg. After an incredible first session of action, Logan Stieber and Tyler Graff have earned their spots in the 61 kg final while Jordan Oliver emerged from the challenge tournament to set up a ...

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Hildebrandt, Ragan Book Tickets to Budapest at Bill Farrell

Alli Ragan - Sarah Hildebrandt

Sarah Hildebrandt is going to the world championships for the first time and Alli Ragan is going back again after both won their weights at the Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials at the New York City Athletic Club Thursday evening. Neither of the best of three final series made it to a decisive third match. Both women will now compete ...

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