U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials results


U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials results from Fort Worth, Texas …

Men’s Freestyle
Finals: Thomas Gilman def. Vitali Arujau PIN, 2-2
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Thomas Gilman def. Joe Colon 10-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Vitali Arujau def. Daton Fix 7-5

65kg (weight not yet qualified for Olympics)
Finals: Jordan Oliver def. Joey McKenna 3-0, 5-2
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Joey McKenna def. Zain Retherford 8-5
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Jordan Oliver def. Yanni Diakomihalis 4-4

Finals: Kyle Dake def. Jordan Burroughs 3-0, 3-2
Challenge Tournament Final: Kyle Dake def. Jason Nolf 11-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Kyle Dake def. Evan Wick 10-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Jason Nolf def. David Carr 10-0

Finals: David Taylor def. Bo Nickal 4-0, 6-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: David Taylor def. Gabe Dean 4-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Bo Nickal def. Zahid Valencia 12-5

Finals: Kyle Snyder def. Kollin Moore 10-0, 5-1
Challenge Tournament Final: Kollin Moore def. Mike Macchiavello 10-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Kollin Moore def. Ty Walz 6-2
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Michael Macchiavello def. Hayden Zillmer 2-2

Finals: Gable Steveson def. Nick Gwiazdowski 10-0, 10-4
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Gable Steveson def. Greg Kerkvliet 11-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Nick Gwiazdowski def. Dom Bradley 6-0

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Women’s Freestyle
Finals: Sarah Hildebrandt def. Victoria Anthony 12-2, 10-0
Challenge Tournament Final: Victoria Anthony def. Amy Fearnside 11-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Victoria Anthony def. Alyssa Lampe 7-6
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Amy Fearnside def. Whitney Conder 4-1

Finals: Jacarra Winchester def. Ronna Heaton 7-4, 12-2
Challenge Tournament Final: Ronna Heaton def. Katherine Shai PIN
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Ronna Heaton def. Dominique Parrish 7-3
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Katherine Shai def. Areana Villaescusa 2-1

Finals: Helen Maroulis def. Jenna Burkert 5-3, 5-6, PIN
Challenge Tournament Final: Jenna Burkert def. Alli Ragan PIN
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Jenna Burkert def. Cameron Guerin 11-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Alli Ragan def. Xochitl Mota-Pettis 9-2

Finals: Kayla Miracle def. Macey Kilty 8-4, 3-4, INJ (8-0)
Challenge Tournament Final: Macey Kilty def. Maya Nelson 5-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Maya Nelson def. Jennifer Page 6-1
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Macey Kilty def. Mallory Velte 4-2

Finals: Tamyra Mensah-Stock def. Kennedy Blades 12-4, 8-1
Challenge Tournament Final: Kennedy Blades def. Forrest Molinari 11-1
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Forrest Molinari def. Alara Boyd 4-3
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Kennedy Blades def. Alexandra Glaude 5-0

Finals: Adeline Gray def. Kylie Welker 10-0, 11-0
Challenge Tournament Final: Kylie Welker def. Victoria Francis 6-3
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Kylie Welker def. Dymond Guilford 8-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Victoria Francis def. Jackie Cataline 9-3

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Finals: Ildar Hafizov def. Ryan Mango 7-0, 8-0
Challenge Tournament Final: Ryan Mango def. Leslie Fuenffinger 3-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Leslie Fuenffinger def. Dalton Roberts 5-2
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Ryan Mango def. Sam Jones 4-1

Finals: Alejandro Sancho def. Ellis Coleman 2-0, 3-1
Challenge Tournament Final: Ellis Coleman def. Benji Peak 7-3
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Ellis Coleman def. Xavier Johnson 6-0
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Benji Peak def. Raymond Bunker 9-0

77kg (weight not yet qualified for Olympics)
Finals: Jesse Porter def. Peyton Walsh 8-1, 7-7
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Peyton Walsh def. Jacob Fisher 4-1
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Jesse Porter def. Patrick Smith 5-3

Finals: John Stefanowicz def. Joe Rau 6-5, 2-1
Challenge Tournament Final: John Stefanowicz def. Pat Martinez 1-1
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: John Stefanowicz def. Alan Vera 6-3
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Pat Martinez def. Jonathan Anderson 8-0

Finals: G’Angelo Hancock def. Braxton Amos 8-0, 8-0
Challenge Tournament Final: Braxton Amos def. Nick Boykin 8-2
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Nick Boykin def. Daniel Miller 7-5
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Braxton Amos def. Nick Sheridan 8-6

130kg (weight not yet qualified for Olympics)
Finals: Adam Coon def. Cohlton Schultz 10-1, 3-3
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Adam Coon def. West Cathcart FALL
Challenge Tournament Semifinals: Cohlton Schultz def. Jacob Mitchell 4-3

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U.S. men’s gymnastics team named for world championships

Asher Hong
Allison and John Cheng/USA Gymnastics

Asher Hong, Colt Walker and world pommel horse champion Stephen Nedoroscik were named to the last three spots on the U.S. men’s gymnastics team for the world championships that start in three weeks.

Brody Malone and Donnell Whittenburg earned the first spots on the team by placing first and second in the all-around at August’s U.S. Championships.

Hong, Walker and Nedoroscik were chosen by a committee after two days of selection camp competition in Colorado Springs this week. Malone and Whittenburg did not compete at the camp.

Hong, 18, will become the youngest U.S. man to compete at worlds since Danell Leyva in 2009. He nearly earned a spot on the team at the U.S. Championships, but erred on his 12th and final routine of that meet to drop from second to third in the all-around. At this week’s camp, Hong had the lowest all-around total of the four men competing on all six apparatuses, but selectors still chose him over Tokyo Olympians Yul Moldauer and Shane Wiskus.

Walker, a Stanford junior, will make his world championships debut. He would have placed second at nationals in August if a bonus system for attempting difficult skills wasn’t in place. With that bonus system not in place at the selection camp, he had the highest all-around total. The bonus system is not used at international meets such as world championships.

Nedoroscik rebounded from missing the Tokyo Olympic team to become the first American to win a world title on pommel horse last fall. Though he is the lone active U.S. male gymnast with a global gold medal, he was in danger of missing this five-man team because of struggles on the horse at the U.S. Championships. Nedoroscik, who does not compete on the other five apparatuses, put up his best horse routine of the season on the last day of the selection camp Wednesday.

Moldauer, who tweeted that he was sick all last week, was named the traveling alternate for worlds in Liverpool, Great Britain. It would be the first time that Moldauer, who was fourth in the all-around at last fall’s worlds, does not compete at worlds since 2015.

Though the U.S. has not made the team podium at an Olympics or worlds since 2014, it is boosted this year by the absence of Olympic champion Russia, whose athletes are banned indefinitely due to the war in Ukraine. In recent years, the U.S. has been among the nations in the second tier behind China, Japan and Russia, including in Tokyo, where the Americans were fifth.

The U.S. women’s world team of five will be announced after a selection camp in two weeks. Tokyo Olympians Jade Carey and Jordan Chiles are in contention.

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Paris 2024 Olympic marathon route unveiled

Paris 2024 Olympic Marathon
Paris 2024

The 2024 Olympic marathon route will take runners from Paris to Versailles and back.

The route announcement was made on the 233rd anniversary of one of the early, significant events of the French Revolution: the Women’s March on Versailles — “to pay tribute to the thousands of women who started their march at city hall to Versailles to take up their grievances to the king and ask for bread,” Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet said.

Last December, organizers announced the marathons will start at Hôtel de Ville (city hall, opposite Notre-Dame off the Seine River) and end at Les Invalides, a complex of museums and monuments one mile southeast of the Eiffel Tower.

On Wednesday, the rest of the route was unveiled — traversing the banks of the Seine west to the Palace of Versailles and then back east, passing the Eiffel Tower before the finish.

The men’s and women’s marathons will be on the last two days of the Games at 8 a.m. local time (2 a.m. ET). It will be the first time that the women’s marathon is held on the last day of the Games after the men’s marathon traditionally occupied that slot.

A mass public marathon will also be held on the Olympic marathon route. The date has not been announced.

The full list of highlights among the marathon course:

• Hôtel de ville de Paris (start)
• Bourse de commerce
• Palais Brongniart
• Opéra Garnier
• Place Vendôme
• Jardin des Tuileries
• The Louvre
• Place de la Concorde
• The bridges of Paris
(Pont de l’Alma; Alexandre III;
Iéna; and more)
• Grand Palais
• Palais de Tokyo
• Jardins du Trocadéro
• Maison de la Radio
• Manufacture et Musées
nationaux de Sèvres
• Forêt domaniale
des Fausses-Reposes
• Monuments Pershing –
• Château de Versailles
• Forêt domaniale de Meudon
• Parc André Citroën
• Eiffel Tower
• Musée Rodin
• Esplanade des Invalides (finish)

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