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This week, will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

United States second in unofficial Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling tournament standings after the firs

The United States amazing and unexpected performance in Greco-Roman wrestling was displayed by the unofficial team standings after the first four weight classes. Using the scoring system employed at each World Championships, the United States trailed only Ukraine in points scored at the 54 kg, 63 kg, 76 kg and 97 kg weight divisions. Ukraine registered 26 points, with all points scored in all four weight classes. The United States was in second with 22 points, and three point-scorers. Russia was third with two champions and 20 points. Point scorers for the United States were silver medalist Matt Lindland at 76 kg (9 points), bronze medalist Garrett Lowney at 97 kg (8 points) and sixth place finisher Kevin Bracken at 63 kg (5 points). This done by giving 10 points to the champion, nine to the runner-up, eight to the bronze medalist, down to one point for 10th place. Any athletes placing lower than 10th do not score points. There are no official team standings or team medals in Greco-Roman. The only official way to compare is through the medal count. However, wrestling traditionally evaluates the performance using the World Championships system Unofficial team standings after four weights (54 KG, 63 KG, 76 KG, 97 KG) Russia, 26 pts; United States, 22 pts.; Russia, 20 pts.; Cuba, 18 pts.; Korea, 17 pts.; Georgia, 16 pts.; Sweden, 15 pts.; Kazakhstan, 12 pts.; Switzerland, 10 pts.; North Korea, 8 pts.; Greece, 7 pts.; Germany, 6 pts.; Japan, 6 pts.; Uzbekistan, 6 pts.; China, 5 pts; Azerbaijan, 4 pts.; Kyrgyzstan, 3 pts.; Lithuania, 3 pts.; Poland, 2 pts.; Japan, 2 pts.; Egypt, 1 pt.; Turkey, 1 pt.
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