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  • Medal round results from Grappling World Championships on Sunday
    By USA Wrestling -
    12/13/2009


    Women's Gi Grappling

    50 kg/110 lbs.
    Gold - Felicia Oh (USA)
    Silver - Tammi Musumeci (USA)
    Bronze -Veronica Prado (USA)

    55 kg/121 lbs.
    Gold - Laurence Fouillat (France)
    Silver - Jeannette Rodriguez (USA)
    Bronze - Jessica Aguilar (USA)

    59 kg/130 lbs.
    Gold - Tara LaRosa (USA)
    Silver - Angelica Delgado (USA)
    Bronze - Sonja Raeber (Switzerland)

    63 kg/138.75 lbs.
    Gold - Sheila Bird (Canada)
    Silver - Shayna Baszler (USA)

    67 kg/147 lbs.
    Gold - Karolina Zawonik (Poland)
    Silver - Romy Ruyssen (France)
    Bronze - Alison Trembley (Canada)
    4th - Alaina Hardie (Canada)

    Team standings
    1. United States
    2. France
    3. Canada

    Women's No-Gi Grappling
    Open
    Gold - Tori Adams (USA)
    Silver - Alison Trembley (Canada)
    Bronze - Shiela Bird (Canada)
    Bronze - Tara LaRosa (USA)

    Men's Gi Grappling

    60 kg/132 lbs.
    Gold - Brian Peterson (USA)
    Silver - Bruce Guevera (USA)
    Bronze - Fabien Brochetelle (France)
    Bronze - Matt Betzold (USA)
    5th - Bruno Bastos (Brazil)
    Gold Medal - Brian Peterson, Valencia, Calif. (Big John McCarthy's UTA) dec. Bruce Guevera, Naperville, Ill. (Overtime MMA), 3-2
    Bronze Medal -Fabien Brochetelle (France) submission by choke Bruno Bastos (Brazil)
    Bronze Medal - Matt Betzold, Phoenix, Ariz. (Gracie Barra Lions Den), uncontested

    66 kg/145.5 lbs.
    Gold - Renato Tavarez (Brazil)
    Silver - Din Thomas (USA)
    Bronze - Brian Mahecha (USA)
    Bronze - Roland Laritz (Switzerland)
    5th - Karim Saki (France)
    5th - Tom LeCuyer (USA)
    Gold Medal - Renato Tavarez (Brazil) dec. Din Thomas, Coconut Creek, Fla. (American Top Team), 1-0
    Bronze Medal -Brian Mahecha, Coconut Creek, Fla. (American Top Team) submission by choke Karim Saki (France)
    Bronze Medal -Roland Laritz (Switzerland) dec. Tom LeCuyer, Plano, Ill. (Atlas XT/Torres MA), 1-0

    74 kg/163 lbs.
    Gold - Peter Mettler (Switzerland)
    Silver - Cole Miller (USA)
    Bronze - Alexander Rajacic (Serbia)
    Bronze - Nicolat Reiner (France)
    5th - Christian Sandberg (Sweden)
    5th - Matthew Scott (USA)
    Gold Medal - Peter Mettler (Switzerland) dec. Cole Miller, Coconut Creek, Fla. (American Top Team) , 2-0
    Bronze Medal - Alexander Rajacic (Serbia) submission by lock Christian Sandberg (Sweden)
    Bronze Medal - Nicolat Reiner (France) inj. dft. over Matthew Scott, Brockton, Mass. (American Top Team)

    84 kg/185 lbs.
    Gold - Gabriel Kitober (Brazil)
    Silver - David Pierre Louis (France)
    Bronze - Ailton Azvedo (Brazil)
    Bronze - Kyle Bracey (USA)
    5th - Raffi Lamberto (Italy)
    5th - Jeff Funicello (USA)
    Gold Medal - Gabriel Kitober (Brazil) submission by lock David Pierre Louis (France)
    Bronze Medal - Ailton Azvedo (Brazil) submission by choke Raffi Lamberto (Italy),
    Bronze Medal - Kyle Bracey, Amarillo, Texas (Roughrider Wrestling) dec. Jeff Funicello, Mesa, Ariz. (American Pankration), 3-0

    96 kg/211.5 lbs.
    Gold - Rodrigo Medeiros (Brazil)
    Silver - Johan Romming (France)
    Bronze - Jose Rodenas (Spain)
    Bronze - Takanori Kuno (Japan)
    5th - Myles Porter (USA)
    5th - Sam McCoy (USA)
    Gold Medal - Rodrigo Medeiros (Brazil) dec. Johan Romming (France), 5-2
    Bronze Medal - Jose Rodenas (Spain) dec. Myles Porter, Colorado Springs, Colo. (USA Judo National Training Site at OTC), 5-1
    Bronze Medal - Takanori Kuno (Japan) submission by lock Sam McCoy, Coconut Creek, Fla. (American Top Team)

    120 kg/264.5 lbs.
    Gold - Marcos Oliveira (Brazil)
    Silver - Jarod Lawton (USA)
    Bronze - Charles McCarthy (USA)
    Bronze - Rios S. Lopez (Spain)
    5th - Carlos Fafias (Brazil)
    5th - Paul Stark (Canada)
    Gold Medal - Marcos Oliveira (Brazil) dec. Jarod Lawton, Wellington, Fla. (American Top Team), 3-1
    Bronze Medal -Rios S. Lopez (Spain) inj. dft. Carlos Fafias (Brazil)
    Bronze Medal -Charles McCarthy, Coconut Creek, Fla. (American Top Team) technical superiority Paul Stark (Canada), 11-1

    Team Standings
    1. United States
    2. Brazil
    3. France

    Men's No-Gi Grappling

    Open
    Gold - Kelly Anundson (USA)
    Silver - Mario Rinaldi (USA)
    Bronze - Nick Ring (Canada)
    Bronze - Alexander Rajacic (Serbia)
    5th - Malick Ndiaye (Senegal)
    5th - Maciej Kaluszewski (Poland)
    Gold Medal - Kelly Anundson, Columbia, S.C. (Black Knight WC) dec. Mario Rinaldi, Port St. Lucia, Fla. (American Top Team) , 2-1, ot
    Bronze Medal - Alexander Rajacic (Serbia) dec. Malick Ndiaye (Senegal), 1-0
    Bronze Medal - Nick Ring (Canada) inj. dft. Maciej Kaluszewski (Poland)

    Women's Gi Grappling
    Open
    Gold - Tara LaRosa (USA)
    Silver - Alison Tremblay (Canada)
    Bronze - Alaina Hardie (Canada)

    Men's Gi Grappling Results
    Open
    Gold - Ailton Azevedo (Brazil)
    Silver - Alexander Rajacic (Serbia)
    Bronze - Raffi Lamberto (Italy)
    Bronze - Alex Billy (Austria)
    5th - Kevin Camara (Canada)
    5th - Robert Redman (USA)
    Gold Medal - Ailton Azevedo (Brazil) dec. Alexander Rajacic (Serbia), 3-0
    Bronze Medal - Raffi Lamberto (Italy) dec. Kevin Camara (Canada), 4-2
    Bronze Medal - Alex Billy (Austria) submission by choke Robert Redman, San Jose, Calif. (San Jose State WC)







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