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|U.S. wins FILA Cadet Pan American Championship in men's freestyle behind seven champions|
By Bryan Baumgartner USA Wrestling
Seven U.S. wrestlers won gold in men’s freestyle at the 2013 FILA Cadet Pan American Championships Sunday in Medellin, Colombia. The U.S. completed the sweep of team titles, finishing the men’s freestyle tournament in first with 97 points. Venezuela finished in second with 77 points and Colombia in third with 71.
Winning weight class titles for the U.S. were Christian Jenco at 100 kg/220 lbs., Daton Fix at 50 kg/110.2 lbs., Kaid Brock at 54 kg/119 lbs., Nick Lee at 58 kg/127.8 lbs., Mason Manville at 69 kg/152 lbs., Brooks Robinson at 76 kg/167.5 lbs. and Robert Steveson at 85 kg/187.4 lbs.
Joe Smith at 63 kg/138.75 lbs., Paul Bianchi at 46 kg/101.4 lbs. and Kaden Gfeller at 42 kg/92.5 lbs. all won silver medals.
The U.S. athletes only lost three matches in the whole tournament.
2013 FILA CADET PAN AMERICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Medellin, Colombia, August 9-11, 2013
Men’s Freestyle Results
42 kg/92.5 lbs.
GOLD – Oscar Eduardo Tigreros, Colombia
SILVER – Kaden Gfeller, USA
BRONZE – Patrick Souza, Brazil
BRONZE – Cesar Mendoza, Mexico
46 kg/101.4 lbs.
GOLD – Antony Davila, Venezuela
SILVER – Paul Bianchi, USA
BRONZE – Julio Rafael Rodriguez, Dominican Republic
BRONZE – Edward Arcila, Peru
50 kg/110.2 lbs.
GOLD – Daton Fix, USA
SILVER – Jeongr Briseno, Venezuela
BRONZE – Kevin Jeremy Perdomo, Colombia
54 kg/119 lbs.
GOLD – Kaid Brock, USA
SILVER – Sebastian Gomez, Mexico
BRONZE – Nicolas Paez Gomez, Colombia
58 kg/127.8 lbs.
GOLD – Nick Lee, USA
SILVER – Alvaro Rudencindo, Dominican Republic
BRONZE – Carlos Arturo Izquierdo, Colombia
BRONZE – Sinuhe Oliva, Mexico
63 kg/138.75 lbs.
GOLD – Anthony Montero, Venezuela
SILVER – Joe Smith, USA
BRONZE – Luis Barrios, Honduras
BRONZE – Omar Ahmed, Canada
69 kg/152.1 lbs.
GOLD – Mason Manville, USA
SILVER – Justin Gill, Canada
BRONZE – Raphael Conceicao, Brazil
BRONZE – Alexis Fernandes
76 kg/167.5 lbs.
GOLD – Brooks Robinson, USA
SILVER – Angel Bautista, Mexico
BRONZE – Ricardo Baez, Argentina
BRONZE – Adonny Arroyo, Venezuela
85 kg/187.3 lbs.
GOLD – Robert Steveson, USA
SILVER – Guilherme Dias, Brazil
BRONZE – Jhoan Ipuz, Colombia
BRONZE – Jimsher Sidhu
100 kg/220.4 lbs.
GOLD – Christian Jenco, USA
SILVER – Jaivir Boal, Canada
BRONZE – Alvaro Jose Criollo, Colombia
BRONZE – Braiwyls Sanz, Venezuela
U.S. Men’s Freestyle Results
42 kg/92.5 lbs. – Kaden Gfeller, , Jones, Okla., Heritage Hall High School
WIN Patrick Souza (Brazil)
LOSS Oscar Eduardo Tigreros (Colombia)
46 kg/101.4 lbs. - Paul Bianchi, Two Rivers, Wis., Two Rivers High School
WIN Cody Shepperd (Canada)
WIN Edward Arcila (Peru)
LOSS Antony Davila (Venezuela)
50 kg/110.2 lbs. - Daton Fix, Sand Springs, Okla., Charles Page High School
WIN Jose Ramon Alvarez (El Salvador)
WIN Bartholomew Duncan (Canada)
WIN K. Perdomo (Colombia)
WIN Jeogr Briseno (Venezuela)
54 kg/119 lbs. - Kaid Brock, Stillwater, Okla., Stillwater High School
WIN Gabriel Robertty (Venezuela)
WIN Christopher Mcisaac (Canada)
WIN Sebastian Gomez (Mexico)
58 kg/127.87 lbs. – Nick Lee, Evansville, Ind.
WIN Sinuhe Oliva (Mexico)
WIN Yosnaiker Aguilar (Venezuela)
WIN Alvaro Rudencindo (Dominican Republic)
63 kg/138.75 lbs. – Joe Smith, Stillwater, Okla., Stillwater High School
WIN John Anderson Lucumi (Colombia)
WIN Karlos Aragon (Mexico)
WIN Luis Barrios (Honduras)
LOSS Anthony Montero (Venezuela)
69 kg/152 lbs. – Mason Manville, Blairstown, N.J., Blair Academy
WIN Esteban Sanchez (Colombia)
WIN Alexis Fernandes (Venezuela)
WIN Justin Gill (Canada)
76 kg/167.5 lbs. – Brooks Robinson, Mapleton, Utah, Maple Mountain High School
WIN Carlos Espinosa (Peru)
WIN Adonny Arroyo (Venezuela)
WIN Angel Bautista (Mexico)
85 kg/187.4 lbs. – Robert Steveson, Las Vegas, Nev.
WIN Jimsher Sidhu (Canada)
WIN Oscar D Jesus (Venezuela)
WIN Guilherme Dias (Brazil)
100 kg/220 lbs. – Christian Jenco, Mahwah, N.J., Bergen Catholic High School
WIN Braiwls Sanz (Venezuela)
WIN Pedro Nascimento (Brazil)
WIN Jaivir Boal (Canada)