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|Lobsinger wins Cadet World bronze, Doi & Giorgio place fifth in Azerbaijan|
By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling
Photo of Anastasia Lobsinger from her Facebook page
BAKU, Azerbaijan – Anastasia Lobsinger of Martinez, Calif. won a bronze medal at 70 kg/154 lbs. on the final day of women’s freestyle action at the FILA Cadet World Championships on Friday.
Lobsinger finished with a 2-1 record, including a second period pin over Gulmaral Yerkebayeva of Kazakhstan in the bronze-medal match.
She opened with a loss to the eventual silver medalist Moa Lena Nygren of Sweden by fall. When Nygren reached the finals, Lobsinger was drawn back into the repechage. A win over Kelsey Raab of Canada, 5-2, 7-0 placed Lobsinger in the bronze-medal round.
She becomes the third U.S. women’s freestyle wrestler to win a FILA Cadet medal, joining gold medalist Marina Doi of Kingsburg, Calif. at 38 kg/83.75 lbs. and silver medalist Kayla Miracle of Bloomington, Ind. at 56 kg/123.25 lbs., who won their medals on Thursday.
Two U.S. women placed fifth in their weight class on Friday after dropping bronze-medal matches, Regina Doi of Kingsburg, Calif. at 40 kg/88 lbs. and Francesca Giorgio of West Lawn, Pa. at 52 kg/114.5 lbs.
Both finished with 1-2 records. Regina Doi fell to Ganbold Munkhtsetseg of Mongolia, 0-2, 1-1 in her bronze-medal bout. Georgio lost to Natalia Kubaty of Poland, 2-3, 1-3 in her bronze-medal bout.
Amy Hou of Rome, Ga. finished 10th at 46 kg/101.25 lbs., while Cristta Hartinger of Lancaster, N.Y. was 11th at 60 kg/132 lbs.
The United States placed fifth in the team standings with 48 points. Japan was the team champion with 66 points, followed by Russia in second with 63 points. There was a tie for third between Ukraine and Azerbaijan with 57 points.
The Greco-Roman competition begins on Saturday. U.S. first round pairings will be posted when available.
FILA CADET WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Baku, Azerbaijan, August 23
Women’s freestyle results
40 kg/88 lbs.
Gold - Olena Kremzer (Ukraine)
Silver – Nadezhda Sokolova (Russia)
Bronze - Ganbold Munkhtsetseg (Mongolia)
Bronze - Marina Zuyeva (Kazakhstan)
5th - Regina Doi (USA)
5th - Augusta Mariel Eve (Canada)
7th - Fatma Piraz (Turkey)
8th - Fatsima Sidakova (Belarus)
46 kg/101.25 lbs.
Gold - Kika Kagata (Japan)
Silver - Ayse Vatansever (Turkey)
Bronze - Zainab Magomedova (Russia)
Bronze - Maryana Kolos (Ukraine)]
5th - Anna Lucyna Myca (Poland)
5th - Arzu Aliyeva (Azerbaijan)
7th - Otgonjargal Ganbaatar (Mongolia)
8th - Anzhelika Chshelchkova (Kazakhstan)
9th - Eugenia Gokhman (Canada)
10th - Amy Hou (USA)
52 kg/114.5 lbs.
Gold - Mayu Mukaida (Japan)
Silver - Luisa Helga Niemesch (Germany)
Bronze - Natalia Gizela Kubaty (Poland)
Bronze - Maria Kotsareva (Russia)
5th - Francesca Giorgio (USA)
5th - Erdene Erdenebaatar (Mongolia)
7th - Nuray Karadag (Turkey)
8th - Almaz Ismayilova (Azerbaijan)
9th - Anastassia Krasnova (Estonia)
10th - Madina Bakbergenova (Kazakhstan)
60 kg/132 lbs.
Gold – Yoshimi Kayama (Japan)
Silver - Therese Lina Persson (Sweden)
Bronze - Viktoriia Lukinska (Ukraine)
Bronze - Braxton Rei Stone (Canada)
5th - Irina Kazyulina (Kazakhstan)
5th - Buse Tosun (Turkey)
7th - Veronika Burdasova (Russia)
8th - Leman Gurbanova (Azerbaijan)
9th - Tserenchimed Sukhee (Mongolia)
10th - Natallia Kauzunova (Belarus)
70 kg/154 lbs.
Gold - Sabira Aliyeva (Azerbaijan)
Silver - Moa Lena Nygren (Sweden)
Bronze - Eva Maria Nemeth (Hungary)
Bronze - Anastasia Marie Lobsinger (USA)
5th - Anastasiia Shustova (Ukraine)
5th - Gulmaral Yerkebayeva (Kazakhstan)
7th - Kelsey Anne Raab (Canada)
8th - Francy Raedelt (Germany)
9th - Gulsah Gel (Turkey)
10th - Viktoria Ivanova Bobeva (Bulgaria)
U.S. Women’s freestyle performances
40 kg/88 lbs. – Regina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif., 5th
WIN Fatima Piraz (Turkey), 0-3, 3-2, 2-2
LOSS Nadezhda Sokolova (Russia), 0-2, 1-5
LOSS Ganbold Munkhtsetseg (Mongolia), 0-2, 1-1
46 kg/101.25 lbs. – Amy Hou, Rome, Ga., 10th
LOSS Arzu Aliyeva (Azerbaijan), 0-7, 3-5
52 kg/114.5 lbs. – Francesca Giorgio, West Lawn, Pa., 5th
LOSS Luisa Niemesch (Germany), 0-9, 1-3
WIN Liudmyla Gnat (Ukraine), 6-0, 7-0
LOSS Natalia Kubaty (Poland), 2-3, 1-3
60 kg/132 lbs. – Cristta Hartinger, Lancaster, N.Y., dnp/11th
LOSS Yoshima Kayama (Japan)
LOSS Braxton Stone (Canada), 2-4, 0-3
70 kg/154 lbs. – Anastasia Lobsinger, Martinez, Calif., BRONZE
LOSS Moa Lena Maria Nygren (Sweden), pin
WIN Kelsey Raab (Canada), 5-2, 7-0
WIN Gulmaral Yerkebayeva (Kazakhstan), 0-3, pin
1 Japan, 66
2. Russia, 63
3. (tie) Ukraine, 57
3. (tie) Azerbaijan, 57
5. United States, 48
6. Kazakhstan, 45
7. Mongolia, 43
8. Turkey, 40
9. Germany, 25
10. Poland 22
11. Canada, 20
12. India, 19
13. Sweden, 18
14. Belarus, 14
15. (tie) Bulgaria, 11
15. (tie) Hungary
17. Estonia, 2