Men’s freestyle team receives draws for U23 World Championships
by Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling
BELGRADE, Serbia – The U.S. men’s freestyle team received its draws for the 2021 U23 World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.
Men’s freestyle action begins Friday with Pat Glory (57 kg), Dom Demas (65 kg), Brock Mauller (70 kg), Jake Marsh (79 kg) and Jay Aiello (97 kg). The other five athletes will begin their competition on Saturday, including Chris Cannon (61 kg), Peyton Robb (74 kg), Myles Wilson (86 kg), Nino Bonaccorsi (92 kg) and Anthony Cassioppi (125 kg).
Wrestling begins each day at 10:30 a.m. local time (5:30 a.m. U.S. ET). Semifinals take place at 4:45 p.m. local time (11:45 a.m. ET), followed by medal matches at 6 p.m. local time (1 p.m. ET).
Fans can watch all the action live on FloWrestling.
Find updated brackets and results on UWW’s website.
U.S. men’s freestyle draws
57 kg: Pat Glory (Randolph, N.J./New Jersey RTC)
vs. Ahmad Mohammadnezhadjavan (Iran), no international credentials
61 kg: Chris Cannon (Oceanport, N.J./Wildcat WC)
vs. Suraj Kokate (India), seventh at 2018 Junior Worlds, bronze at 2018 Junior Asian Championships
65 kg: Dom Demas (Columbus, Ohio/Oklahoma RTC)
vs. Abdelwahad Badri (Morocco), fifth at 2020 Junior African Championships
70 kg: Brock Mauller (Columbia, Mo./Tiger Style WC)
vs. Cuneyt Budak (Turkey), eighth at 2021 U23 European Championships
74 kg: Peyton Robb (Owatonna, Minn./Nebraska Wrestling Training Center)
vs. Hassan Alharthi (Saudi Arabia), 24th at 2021 U23 Worlds in Greco-Roman
79 kg: Jake Marsh (New Jersey RTC)
vs. Ramazan Sari (Turkey), gold at 2021 U23 European Championships, bronze at 2019 U23 Worlds
86 kg: Myles Wilson (Junction, Colo./Hawkeye WC)
vs. Cezary Sadowski (Poland), 11th at 2021 U23 European Championships
92 kg: Nino Bonaccorsi (Bethel Park, Pa./Pittsburgh WC)
vs. Orgilokh Dagvadorj (Mongolia), 13th at 2021 Senior Worlds
OR Erhan Yaylaci (Turkey), gold at 2021 U23 European Championships, bronze at 2018 Junior Worlds
97 kg: Jay Aiello (Chantilly, Va./Cavalier WC)
vs. Feyzullah Akturk (Turkey), bronze at 2019 Junior Worlds, bronze at 2017 Junior Worlds
125 kg: Anthony Cassioppi (Roscoe, Ill./Hawkeye WC)
vs. Martin Simonyan (Armenia), bronze at 2017 Cadet European Championships