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9 Wrestlers qualify for Age group World Championships! Silvis and Wells start off with World Titles!

By Brandon Paulson, 07/22/19, 9:45AM CDT


Zach Silvis(Greco Roman) and Tyler Wells(Freestyle) won the U15 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary! Both defeating opponents from Kazakhstan in the finals. Gigi Bragg came home with a Silver medal in the Womens Division. Gavin Nelson lost to a  tough Russian in the first rd, unfortunately, that was Gavin's only match.

Ryan Sokol has qualified for the U17 World Team in Freestyle.  He will compete in Sofia, Bulgaria at 65KG on July 29th, and 30th.

Greg Kerkvliet, Emily Shilson, and Brady Berge(Penn St) won the U23 Nationals in Freestyle and qualified to compete in the U23 World Championships in Budapest October 28th-November 3rd.

Tyler Eischens(Stanford) won the U20 Greco Nationals and will be competing in the U20 Greco World Championships in Estonia in the middle of August.

Lastly, coach Pat Smith(MN Storm) will be competing at the Senior Worlds in Kazakhstan at 77KG in Greco. Coach Paulson will be coaching Pat at the Worlds in September.