#WrestleTirana Sunday Session I Live Blog: Hamdan, Altomer in repechage

by Savannah Asmann, USA Wrestling

Full recap to follow with full team results and placements for the U23 World Championships.


63 kg - Pravesh Pravesh (UWW) tech. fall Jordan Hamdan (United States)

Pravesh scored the first points, taking a 4-0 lead after getting Hamdan to his back. A passivity point made it a 5-0 match, but Pravesh couldn’t drive up the score. Another passivity point in the next period pushed the score to 6-0, and it was a four-point move at the end that ended the match.


87 kg - Samvel Sargsyan (Armenia) tech. fall Michael Altomer (United States), 8-0

The first two points were scored on a questionable takedown on the egde seconds into the match. Sargysyan put Altomer on his back for four, taking a 6-0 lead entering the break. Two more in the second period ended the match, and Altomer's run at a bronze medal.

It's the final day of action here in Tirana, Albania, and we've got two wrestlers in the hunt for bronze. Michael Altomer (87 kg) wrestles first on Mat A. Jordan Hamdan (63 kg) follows four matches later on Mat A. Follow along for updates on all the action.