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World Cup finals: USA vs. Iran in men’s freestyle, China vs. Ukraine in women’s freestyle

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

Jordan Burroughs (USA) scores exposure points at the 2022 World Cup.
Jordan Burroughs (USA) turns his opponent from Mongolia at the 2022 World Cup. Photo by Kadir Caliskan, United World Wrestling

CORALVILLE, Iowa - Day one is concluded at the Men’s and Women’s World Cup on Saturday, and the Sunday medal matches have been determined.

The United States will be in the men’s freestyle gold medal match against Iran, and in the women’s freestyle bronze medal match against Mongolia.

World Cup Group winners

Men’s Freestyle

Group A
1. United States, 2-0 record

2. Georgia, 1-1 record

3. Mongolia, 0-2 record

Group B

1. Iran, 2-0 record

2. All-World Team, 1-1 record

3. Japan, 0-2 record

Women’s Freestyle

Group A

1. Ukraine, 2-0 record

2. Mongolia, 1-1 record

3. Japan, 0-2 record

Group B

1. China, 2-0 record

2. United States, 1-1 record

3. All-World Team, 0-2 record

World Cup Medal Match Schedule on Sunday (Central time)

11:00am – USA vs. Mongolia, Women bronze bout

12:30pm – All-World Team vs. Georgia, bronze bout

4:00pm – China vs. Ukraine, gold bout

6:00pm – USA vs Iran, gold bout

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