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IOC says no to several notable Russians, Belarussians

IOC Rules Top Russian Wrestlers ‘Not Eligible' For Paris Games – FloWrestling

The IOC released a list of Russian and Belarussian athletes eligible to compete in the Paris Games and many top athletes are not on it.

Individual Neutral Athletes at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 –

Individual Neutral Athletes (AINs) are athletes with Belarusian or Russian passports who have been confirmed as eligible and invited to compete at the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

Wrestling Paris Olympics 2024: Of the 26 AINs who won Paris 2024 quotas, 16 were deemed eligible by the IOC – United World Wrestling

The International Olympic Committee on Saturday announced the eligible Individual Neutral Athletes for the Paris 2024 with 16 wrestlers making the cut for the Games.

National Duals

California’s depth gives it a 43-28 win over Pennsylvania to capture 16U Freestyle National Duals title –

The championship dual meet of the 16U Freestyle National Duals on Saturday afternoon came down to a pair of underdogs, No. 4 seed California and No. 6 seed Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Blue repeats as 14U Freestyle National Duals Champions –

The 2024 14U Freestyle National Duals came to an end on Saturday, as Pennsylvania Blue repeated as 14U Freestyle National Duals champions with a 50-27 victory over a strong California team in the finals dual.

2024 16U National Duals Freestyle All-Tournament Team announced –

The 2024 16U National Duals Freestyle All-Tournament Team has been announced, based upon results from the 16U National Duals freestyle division, held in Herriman, Utah on Friday and Saturday.

14U Freestyle National Duals All-Tournament team announced –

The 2024 14U Freestyle National Duals All-Tournament Team has been announced, based upon results from the competition held in Oaks, Pa., on Friday and Saturday.

Dominant Displays and Close Contests: Oklahoma Outlaws Blue and Red Excel at 16U Greco Nationals – Owrestle

Inside of Zions Bank Stadium on day two of the 16U Greco-Roman National Duals, both Oklahoma Outlaws Blue and Oklahoma Outlaws Red showcased their wrestling prowess through a series of intense matchups.

More International News

U.S. men win eight freestyle golds, two bronzes to conclude U15 Pan American Championships; Eight earn gold in both styles –

Team USA concluded the U15 Pan American Championships at Cuna del Mágico González in San Salvador with its third 10-for-10 medal performance of the week, claiming eight gold medals and two bronze medals in men’s freestyle.

Elison, Fernandez repeat, U.S. wins nine women’s freestyle golds, one bronze at U15 Pan American Championships –

Team USA flexed its muscle for the second-straight day at the U15 Pan American Championships in El Salvador with nine women claiming gold medals and all 10 entrants finding a spot on the podium.

Siebrecht earns freestyle gold at Matteo Pellicone Memorial in Sassari, Italy –

Hawkeye Wrestling Club athlete Cobe Siebrecht picked up a gold medal at 70 kg in men’s freestyle on Saturday at Matteo Pellicone Memorial in Sassari, Italy.

College News

Cal Poly wrestler receiving community support following accident – KSBY

On May 27, over Memorial Day weekend, Cal Poly wrestler Dominic Mendez lost his right arm below the shoulder in an ATV accident.

Four-Time All-American David McFadden Joins Big Red Wrestling Coaching Staff – Cornell University Athletics

The Cornell University wrestling program has added David McFadden as the team's volunteer assistant coach, Mike Grey, the David Dunlop '59 Head Coach of Wrestling, announced today.

Wrestling Hires Andrew Dunn as Assistant Coach – University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo Wrestling Head Coach Donnie Vinson has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of Andrew Dunn as an assistant coach. Dunn comes to UB from the University of North Carolina, where he served as the wrestling program's Director of Operations.

ACC Summer Roundup – InterMat

It’s been a minute since we took a step back and examined the conference as a whole and looked at all of the moving pieces. Let’s see what’s happening in the ACC as we enter the summer months.

Joll Earns Prestigious Schalles Award – UNCP Athletics

Scott Joll added one last accolade to his historic season as he earned the prestigious Schalles Award, presented annually by WIN Magazine and awarded to the best collegiate-wrestling pinner.

National Champion Kaylynn Albrecht Transfers To McKendree – FloWrestling

Kaylynn Albrecht will complete her eligibility at McKendree University following a successful career at Baker University.

High School and Recruiting News

2022 Fargo 16U showcased many 2023-24 HS Wrestlers of the Year – WIN Magazine

It’s that time of the year. Another exciting high school wrestling season is in the books. And that means it’s time for my annual contribution to WIN’s awards issue: our selections as WIN’s Wrestlers of the Year in every state.

Poway state champion John Meyers is the Union-Tribune’s 2023-24 Boys Coach of the Year – San Diego Union Tribune

With coach John Meyers leading the way, Poway won its fifth state championship in record-breaking fashionShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)

College Recruiting: state qualifier Hamilton to Saint John’s University – The Guillotine

Cole Hamilton of Rogers has committed to wrestling for Saint John’s University next season.

Love of wrestling leads Fike’s Farmer to Mount Olive – Restoration NewsMedia

Wrestling has been part of Jacob Farmer’s life since the newly minted Fike High graduate started school, so he’s happy the end of his high school career isn’t the end on the mat for him, too.

Bishop McCort Catholic rising freshman Keegan Bassett dominates on way to 15-Under Pan American Championships freestyle title – Tribune-Democrat

Bishop McCort Catholic rising freshman Keegan Bassett recorded three pins on his way to claiming a United World Wrestling 15-Under Pan American Championships freestyle title Saturday.

Podcasts and Video

MN Storm Podcast Episode 1: Dan Chandler – Five Point Move

Those desiring a deep dive into the history of the Minnesota Storm now have for themselves an audio guide that will indeed help with the journey.

You Guys Work Hard – Wyoming Head Coach Mark Branch – InterMat

Wyoming head coach Mark Branch talks to James Hackney about what living in Wyoming is like, the culture surrounding his team, and training at elevation.

Tyler Smith: “No Secret” to Hauling in Ranked Recruiting Classes – InterMat

Fresh off a second consecutive mention in InterMat's recruiting rankings, assistant coach Tyler Smith sits down to talk about recruiting with Austin Sommer.

Lachlan McNeil is an OG of the Diakomihalis Garage – Wrestling Mindset

Today, on the All-American Series, Wrestling Mindset founder Gene Zannetti sits down with All-American Lachlan McNeil.

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