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2023 World Championships – Brackets & ResultsLive Stream

World C'ships: Tynybekova fends off latest Japanese challenge; Fujinami regains world crown | United World Wrestling  

Wily Aisuluu TYNYBEKOVA (KGZ) found a way to beat the latest hot-shot wrestler that Japan threw at her and end a recent series of losses at the hands of the premier powerhouse in women's wrestling.

USA Wrestling | U.S. receives Greco-Roman draws for World Championships in Belgrade 

The U.S. team 2020 U.S. Olympians, Ildar Hafizov (60 kg) and Alejandro Sancho (67 kg). Hafizov is a two-time Olympian, having competed in the 2008 Olympics for Uzbekistan before emigrating to the United States.

Susaki defends 50kg title, leads Japan sweep of WW golds | United World Wrestling  

A day after showing a few chinks in her armor, Yui SUSAKI (JPN) completed her crusade to a fourth world title and a shot at a second straight Olympic gold with a display of her old dominance.

USA Wrestling | Day 6 wrap: Elor wins gold, Bruntil is fifth, USA women take second, Bey into Greco-Roman repechage 

The United States women’s freestyle team closed out the 2023 World Championships with its first individual World champion of the year, Amit Elor at 72 kg and placed second in the team standings behind powerhouse Japan.

USA Wrestling | Friday Session I Live Blog: Hafizov, Smith, Rau get started in Greco-Roman, Bey in repechage 

Session I starts at 10:30 a.m. local time, which is six hours ahead of U.S. Eastern time (4:30 a.m.).

Antim Panghal wins bronze medal at World Wrestling Championships, secures Paris Olympic quota – KhelNow 

Young Indian wrestler Antim Panghal closed off a superb campaign at the World Wrestling Championships 2023 with a bronze medal that also secured a Paris Olympic quota for India in the 53kg category.

American teen Elor defends world wrestling title in Belgrade – Inside The Games 

Elor, who became the youngest American wrestling world champion last year, defeated Davaanasan Enkh Amar of Mongolia 8-2 in the final.

Amit Elor repeats as world wrestling champion at age 19 before Olympic shift – NBC Sports 

Amit Elor, who last year became the youngest American to win an Olympic or world wrestling title, repeated as world champion at 72kg on Thursday.

American Transfers Amine, Micic, Rivera Earn Olympic Quotas – FloWrestling 

NCAA All-Americans Myles Amine, Stevan Micic and Sebastian Rivera earned Olympic quotas for San Marino, Serbia and Puerto Rico, respectively, in Belgrade.

Kamal in Repechage to Lead USA Effort on Day 1 of 2023 Worlds – Five Point Move 

Kamal Bey (77 kg, Army/WCAP) won his first match in Belgrade but was stunned in short order by one of his bracket’s better competitors in the following round.

Technical and Tactical Combinations in Olympic Wrestling – Wrestling Canada Lutte 

With this being National Coaches Week, we are sharing this excerpt from the reference material of WCL’s Analyze Performance module on the concept of Technical and Tactical Combinations in Olympic Wrestling to give a glimpse into one of the topics covered in the Competition – Development coach education program.

Zain Retherford and David Taylor Claim 2023 World Championship Titles in Serbia – Penn State Athletics 

Former Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling greats Zain Retherford and David Taylor both won world titles by dominating the field at the United World Wrestling 2023 World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

College News

Division I

25 notable college wrestlers to watch in 2023-2024 | 

With a little less than two months until the start of the 2023-2024 NCAA men’s wrestling season, it’s time to take stock of the field and evaluate the biggest names in the sport. 

“Surreal”:  A humbled Joe Dubuque promoted to head wrestling coach at Princeton University | Bloomfield, NJ News TAPinto 

Bloomfield native and Glen Ridge High graduate Joe Dubuque has been promoted to head wrestling coach at Princeton University.

OU Wrestling Unveils 2023-24 Schedule – Owrestle 

University of Oklahoma first-year head wrestling coach Roger Kish announced the Sooners’ 2023-24 schedule Wednesday.

Wrestling announces 2023-24 schedule and ticket information – Bellarmine University Athletics 

The Bellarmine University wrestling team has announced its schedule for the 2023-24 season.

Smith Welcomes Wright Back to Wrestling Coaching Staff – California State University at Bakersfield Athletics 

Cal State Bakersfield's wrestling program has added to its coaching staff as Head Coach Luke Smith announced the hiring of Coby Wright. A Roadrunner alumni, former All-American, and retired Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) Captain, Wright brings a wealth of knowledge as well as coaching experience to the Bakersfield wrestling team.

Darren Wynn Joins Men’s and Women’s Wrestling Staff – Lindenwood University Athletics 

The men's and women's wrestling staff has grown with the addition of Darren Wynn as an assistant coach. Prior to joining the Lions, Wynn served in the same capacity for the Indian Hills wrestling staff, beginning in August 2021. During his two seasons at Indian Hills, Wynn helped lead the Warriors to two women's wrestling national titles.

Division III

Feldman Named Keystone Wrestling Head Coach – Keystone College Athletics 

The Keystone College Department of Athletics named Drew Feldman as the next head wrestling coach, announced by Director of Athletic Scott Gower on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

Women’s College

Jacobs, Louive named to Cornell women's wrestling coaching staff – National Wrestling Coaches Association 

Boston Jacobs has been named interim head coach of Cornell College's women's wrestling program for the Rams' inaugural 2023-24 competition season.

High School News

Fargo Numbers Show Explosive Growth For Women's Wrestling – FloWrestling 

USA Wrestling released its annual participation numbers. And women's wrestling continues to rise.

Podcasts & Video

Grand View Women's Head Coach Angelo Crinzi – Women – Intermat 

Morgan Kopitsky sits down with Grand View head coach Angelo Crinzi to discuss how the Grand View position came about, coaching at his alma mater, building a program from scratch, developing leaders, and the recruiting process. 

#458 Rob Koll – UNC Head Coach, NCAA Champion | Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast 

Rob Koll is the head coach of UNC. He was previously the head coach at Stanford and Cornell, where he built a dynasty coaching the likes of Kyle Dake, Yianni D, Gabe Dean and Vito Arujua.  Coach Koll was an NCAA champ and 4x All American for UNC back in the 80s. 

FRL 960 – What's Behind USA's Great & Russia's Bad Performance At Worlds – FloWrestling 

CP, JD, and Ben dive deep into what went down at the men's freestyle World Championships.

World Champion Mindset – Wrestling Mindset 

Newly crowned World Champion Vito Arujau joins the podcast two days after winning his first senior world championship. Wrestling Mindset co-founder Gene Zannetti talks with Vito about his mindset before and during the World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

Bloodround #435: Recapping the World Championships (so far) | Mat Talk Podcast Network 

U.S.A. U.S.A. U.S.A. This week we largely talk about the World Wrestling Championships, Team USA winning the world team title for the second year in a row, and we comment on a lot of the qualification aspects as well as speculate who will change weights for next season.

2023-2024: Izzak Olejnik by Dynasty Defined 

Welcome to the Dynasty Defined Podcast, a show discussing what is going on with the greatest dynasty in sports, the Oklahoma State Cowboys Wrestling program. I am your host, Lee Cothran, and today we are talking to All-American Izzak Olejnik on his journey to Stillwater and how he can add to the Oklahoma State legacy!

23-24: New Season Excitement by Pin 12 Wrestling Podcast 

Join hosts Sam Phillips (@slamphillips) and Lee Cothran (@leecothran) to discuss what is happening in the most decorated conference in college wrestling, the Big 12!

101. Unlock Your Pinning Potential W/ Wade Schalles by Blood Time 

101. Unlock Your Pinning Potential W/ Wade Schalles

Ready to dominate the wrestling mat? ? Wade Schalles has the ultimate solution! Join us as we dive deep into pinning skills and wrestling versatility.

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