Alex Ortiz of the Minnesota Storm is one of the Trials Qualifiers in Greco-Roman

2016 Olympic Trials Qualifiers in Greco

April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Final list of Olympic Trials qualifiers in Greco-Roman Below is a comprehensive list of all the Greco-Roman athletes qualified for the Olympic Team Trials in Iowa City next weekend. Please note, if you qualify you...

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Josef Rau throws Caylor Williams and cements his No. 1 spot in the Greco-Roman Rankings and OTT

January Greco-Roman Rankings

January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

This month’s Greco-Roman rankings continue to show the dominance of the Army WCAP and Minnesota Storm clubs. January’s rankings in the “classic” style complete the triumvirate for the week. Monday’s freestyle rankings can be found...

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Ryan Mango and Aaron Kalil are two Greco athletes hoping to place top 7 at his weekend's Olympic Team Trials Qualifier

OTT Qualifier Greco Preview

December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

While many are calling it “The Open,” the event this weekend is in fact the Olympic Team Trials qualifier. As I try to do before many big events, I wanted to provide some context for...

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Joe Rau is the only new number one in the December Greco Rankings

Domestic Greco Rankings: December

December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The senior level Greco rankings for December will include a host of new faces to qualify for Olympic Team Trials. Our second Greco rankings include results from the Bill Farrell, Golden Grand Prix and two...

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In all three Olympic styles, USA Wrestling is taking steps to increase access to senior level wrestlers for the junior level athletes at the RTCs. Helen Maroulis is an example of a junior aged athlete who went on to win a senior world championship. Trials

The importance of RTCs and Juniors

November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is a constant debate among wrestling fans of what to do with college wrestling, in relation to our international styles. This is where the majority of our regional training centers and junior-age athletes live. Of...

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At the 2015 Bill Farrell International, Team USA freestyle coach Bruce Burnett explained the difference between Worlds and the Olympics

Reflecting on the Bill Farrell

November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

In attending this year’s Bill Farrell International, I wanted to not only provide a recap for each of the three styles contested but also some other topics that I felt were important to discuss. These...

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US Open finalists Jesse Thielke and Spenser Mango could meet again at the Bill Farrell this weekend

Bill Farrell Preview

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bill Farrell seems to finally be getting his due. The National Wrestling Hall of Famer now has the wrestling complex at the Olympic Training Center named after him, as well as this tournament. Formerly known...

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Steve Fraser is Growing Greco

June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Richard Immel The National Collegiate Wrestling Association, United States Wrestling Foundation and USA Wrestling have teamed up to form the Go Greco Initiative with aspirations of providing a university level Greco-Roman league in the...

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Caylor Williams at PanAms

May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

  SANTIAGO, Chile – The United States won three gold medals in Greco-Roman at the Pan American Championships on Friday. Claiming titles were Pat Smith (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm) at 71 kg/156.5 lbs., Joe Rau (Minneapolis,...

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