Robbie Smith named TheMat com Wrestler of the Week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Nov. 26, 2012, 10:50 a.m. (ET)
Robbie Smith (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC) has been named Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Smith won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Arvo Haavisto Cup on Saturday in Lmajoki, Finland.

Smith captured the title at 120 kg/264.5 lbs.

Smith stopped runner-up Mykola Kuchmi of Ukraine, 1-0, 3-0 in his final bout. He also had wins over Sebastian Lonnborn of Sweden, Jusso Huovinen of Finland and Oskari Riihioja of Finland.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at