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|Four Americans win gold, U.S. wins 2013 FILA Cadet women’s freestyle Pan American Championship|
By Bryan Baumgartner USA Wrestling
The U.S. women's freestyle team poses after winning the team title at the 2013 FILA Cadet Pan American Wrestling Championships in Medellin, Colombia. Photo by Matt Hampton.
The U.S. women’s freestyle team edged host Colombia by three points to win the 2013 Pan American Wrestling Championship team title. Four American athletes won gold, pacing the USA to team points while Colombia finished in second with 79 and Venezuela finished in third with 77.
Twin sisters Marina and Regina Doi won weight class titles at 38 kg/83.7 lbs. and 40 kg/88.1 lbs., Kayla Miracle won gold at 56 kg/123.4 lbs. and Hannah Gladden placed first at 65 kg/143.3 lbs. for the USA.
Arian Carpio at 52 kg/114.6 lbs., Jessika Rottier at 60 kg/132 lbs. and Autmn Rux at 70 kg/154.3 lbs. all won silver medals and Emily Pinson won bronze at 49 kg/108 lbs.
Also competing for the USA was McKenzie Bacich who placed fourth at 43 kg/94.7 lbs.
The 2013 Pan American Wrestling Championships wrap up on Sunday with the men’s freestyle competition.
2013 FILA CADET PAN AMERICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Medellin, Colombia, August 9-11, 2013
Women’s Freestyle Results
38 kg/83.7 lbs.
GOLD – Marina Doi, USA
SILVER – Paula Orduz, Colombia
BRONZE – Marian Bianco, Venezuela
40 kg/88.1 lbs.
GOLD – Regina Doi, USA
SILVER – Maryuri Solis, Colombia
BRONZE – Mariagny Pulido, Venezuela
43 kg/94.7 lbs.
GOLD – Naiyelis Gutierrez, Venezuela
SILVER – Alinson Cardoso, Colombia
BRONZE – Augusta Eve, Canada
46 kg/101.4 lbs.
GOLD – Adrianny Castillo, Venezuela
SILVER – Linda Gonzales Tusina, Peru
BRONZE – Natassya Lu, Canada
BRONZE – Katherine Esquivel, Mexico
49 kg/108 lbs.
GOLD – Daniela Lopez, Mexico
SILVER – Naibelis Ceballo, Venezuela
BRONZE – Amanda Wall, Canada
BRONZE – Emily Pinson, USA
52 kg/114.6 lbs.
GOLD – Andrea Gonzales, Colombia
SILVER – Arian Carpio, USA
BRONZE – Elianne Primera, Venezuela
BRONZE – Brenda Fernandez, Mexico
56 kg/123.4 lbs.
GOLD – Kayla Miracle, USA
SILVER – Michel Sanchez, Venezuela
BRONZE – Karen Bravo, Colombia
BRONZE – Eva Mayo, Mexico
60 kg/132 lbs.
GOLD – Sandy Parra, Colombia
SILVER – Jessika Rottier, USA
BRONZE – Karla Parra, Mexico
65 kg/143.3 lbs.
GOLD – Hannah Gladden, USA
SILVER – Natalia Murillo, Colombia
BRONZE – Xiorelbis Camacho, Venezuela
70 kg/154.3 lbs.
GOLD – Vanessa Zacarias, Mexico
SILVER – Autumn Rux, USA
BRONZE – Darrion Sterling, Canada
U.S. Women’s Freestyle Results
38 kg/83.75 lbs. – Marina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif., Kingsburg High School
WIN Marian Bianco, Venezuela
WIN Paula Orduz, Colombia
40 kg/88 lbs. – Regina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif., Kingsburg High School
WIN Mariagny Pulido, Venezuela
WIN Maryuri Solis, Colombia
43 kg/94.75 lbs. – McKenzie Bacich, Stockton, Calif., Bear Creek High School
LOSS Naiyelis Gutierrez, Venezuela
LOSS Alinson Cardoso, Colombia
LOSS Augusta Eve, Canada
46 kg/101.25 lbs. – Devyn Johnson, Osakis, Minn., Osakis High School
Did not make weight
49 kg/108 lbs. – Emily Pinson, Lizella, Ga., Rutland High School
WIN Carolina Ochoa, Spain
LOSS Daniela Lopez, Mexico
WIN Evelyn Sosa, Argentina
52 kg/114.5 lbs. – Arian Carpio, Federal Way, Wash., Todd Beamer High School
WIN Brenda Fernandez, Mexico
WIN Ana Cespedez Lugo, Peru
WIN Silva T. Lopes Da, Brazil
WIN Andrea Gonzales, Colombia
56 kg/123.25 lbs. – Kayla Miracle, Bloomington, Ind., Culver Academy
WIN Bravo Karen, Colombia
WIN Michel Sanchez, Venezuela
60 kg/132.25 lbs. – Jessika Rottier, Little Suamico, Wis., North Pulaski High School
WIN Karla Parra, Mexico
LOSS Sandy Parra, Colombia
WIN Solimar Estrada, Venezuela
WIN Carlie Gendre, Canada
65 kg/143.25 lbs. – Hannah Gladden, Gadsden, Ala., Gadsen City High School
WIN Diana Mitchell, Canada
WIN Xiorelbis Camacho, Venezuela
WIN Natalia Murillo, Colombia
70 kg/154.25 lbs. – Autumn Rux, Lansing, Mich., Lansing Eastern High School
WIN Claudia Bonilla, Colombia
WIN Darrion Sterling, Canada
LOSS Vanessa Zacarias, Mexico
WIN Fabiana Alcantara, Brazil