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|No U.S. medalists on final day of Dmitry Korkin International in Russia|
By Petr Pavlov Special to USA Wrestling
Cam Simaz of the USA squares off with Khan-Pasha Abdulrashidov Russia at 96 kg at the Dmitry Korkin International in Russia. Petr Pavlov photo
YAKUTSK, Russia – The USA did not advance any athletes to the medal rounds in men’s freestyle on the final day of action at the annual Dmitry Korkin International on Sunday.
Team USA had three entries at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. The only entry who won a match was Jack Jensen (Colorado Springs, Colo./Army WCAP), who scored a 7-0 technical fall over Ramazan Gungor of Turkey in the first round, but lost in his next match.
Jensen and David Zabriskie (Bethlehem, Pa./Lehigh Valley AC) were pulled back into repechage after the wrestlers they lost to qualified for the finals, but both did not win their opening repechage bout.
Also competing on Sunday was past NCAA champion Cam Simaz (Ithaca, N.Y./Finger Lakes WC).
DMITRY KORKIN INTERATIONAL
At Yakutsk, Russia, Oct. 6
Men’s freestyle results
60 kg/132 lbs.
1. Bulat Batoev (Russia)
2. Viacheslav Efremov (Russia)
3. Egor Ponomarev (Russia)
3. Nyurgun Skriabin (Russia).
74 kg/163 lbs.
1. Israil Kasumov (Russia)
2. Gadji Gadjiev (Russia)
3. Gombodorj Dorjvanchik (Mongolia)
3. Purevjav Unurbat (Mongolia)
96 kg/211.5 lbs.
1. Shamil Akhmedov (Russia)
2. Arslanbek Alborov (Azerbajan)
3. Yusup Jalilov (Belarus)
3. Elizbar Odikadze (Georgia)
U.S. freestyle performance
96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Cam Simaz, Ithaca, N.Y. (Finger Lakes WC)
LOSS Khan-Pasha Abdulrashidov (Russia), 2-9
96 kg/211.5 lbs. - David Zabriskie, Bethlehem, Pa. (Lehigh Valley AC)
LOSS Arslan Alborov (Azerbaijan), 0-7
LOSS Yusup Jalilov (Belarus), 0-8
96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Jack Jensen, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Army WCAP)
WIN Ramazan Gungor (Turkey), 7-0
LOSS Elizbar Odikadze (Georgia), 0-7
LOSS Azret Shogenov (Russia), 1-6