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UPDATE: Mango wins gold, Tellgren silver at Gedza International in Serbia



Gedza International 55 kg medalists, including champion Spenser Mango and silver medalist Paul Tellgren. Steve Fraser photo

BELGRADE, Serbia – Two-time Olympian Spenser Mango (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army) won a gold medal in Greco-Roman at 55 kg/121 lbs.at the Ljubomir Ivanovic Gedza International on Saturday.

Mango won four matches, including a 6-0, 2-0 victory in the final of his round-robin bouts against fellow American Paul Tellgren (Anoka, Minn./Minnesota Storm). Tellgren finished with a 1-1 record to win the silver medal.

Mango competed in the 2008 Olympics and has qualified for the U.S. team at the 2012 Olympics in London, England. He has also made three straight U.S. World Teams.

The only other American competition on Saturday was Caylor Williams (Greensboro, N.C./Sunkist Kids), who went 0-1 at 96 kg/211.5 lbs.

Four other 2012 U.S. Olympians in Greco-Roman weighed in and received their draws for Saturday. Competing will be the following Olympians:
• Justin Lester, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) at 66 kg/145.5 lbs.
• Ben Provisor, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids) at 84 kg/185 lbs.
• Chas Betts, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Minnesota Storm) at 84 kg/185 lbs.
• Dremiel Byers, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) at 120 kg/264.5 lbs.

Provisor, who made the Olympic team at 74 kg/163 lbs. will be competing up one weight class.

LJUBOMIR IVANOVIC GEDZA INTERNATIONAL
At Belgrade, Serbia, June 15-16

U.S. Greco-Roman results on Friday


55 kg/121 lbs. – Spenser Mango, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army), 1st
WIN Martin Besbenic (Croatia), 1-0, 1-0
WIN Jasim Albai (Iraq), inj. dft
WIN Nikola Markovic (Serbia), 11-3, pin
WIN Paul Tellgren (USA), 6-0, 2-0

55 kg/121 lbs. – Paul Tellgren, Anoka, Minn. (Minnesota Storm), 2nd
WIN Jasim Albai (Iraq), 1-0, 6-0
WIN Martin Besenic (Croatia), 6-0, 2-1
WIN Nikola Markovic (Serbia), 1-0, 1-1
LOSS Spenser Mango (USA), 0-6, 0-2

96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Caylor Williams, Greensboro, N.C. (Sunkist Kids), dnp
LOSS Konstantin Efimov (Russia), 0-2, 0-3

U.S. Greco-Roman draws on Sunday

66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Justin Lester, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
Four athlete roundrobin also including
Valedemar Stader (Serbia)
Bilah Nagtiov (Russia)
Davor Stefanek (Serbia)

84 kg/185 lbs. – Ben Provisor, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)
Five-athlete roundrobin also including
Dukic Fragutin (Serbia)
Doran Schengenske (Russia)
Goran Bulatovic (Serbia)
Chas Betts (USA)

84 kg/185 lbs. – Chas Betts, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Minnesota Storm)
Five-athlete roundrobin also including
Dukic Fragutin (Serbia)
Doran Schengenske (Russia)
Goran Bulatovic (Serbia)
Chas Betts (USA)

120 kg/264.5 lbs. – Dremiel Byers, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
Five-athlete roundrobin also including
Degan Soknan (Croatia)
Branco Zivanovic (Serbia)
Boban Danov (Macedonia)
Nemana Pavlov (Serbia)
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