Timothy Young takes fifth of final day of Greco-Roman Cadet Worlds

By Richard Immel USA Wrestling | July 16, 2014, 2:10 p.m. (ET)
 Timothy Young in the bronze medal match at 85 kg.
Martin Gabor, Fila-Official.com Photo.
SNINA, Slovakia – Day two of the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships was another difficult day for the U.S. Greco-Roman squad.

Illinois standout Timothy Young provided the U.S. with its lone medal match of the day.

Young lost his first match to last year’s Cadet World Champion Soslan Fanziev of Azerbaijan 0-9, but was pulled into the repechage after Fanziev made the finals. Young then defeated Toni Metsomaki of Finland 4-2 to earn a spot in the bronze medal bout where he would fall to Aliaksandr Baraban of Belarus 0-3 to finish in fifth place at 85 kg/187.4 lbs.

“"A good effort on the part of today's wrestlers. Tim Young made the most of his day and nearly brought home a bronze medal at 85 kg,” said Rob Prebish, U.S. Cadet World Team coach.

Blairstown, New Jersey product Mason Manville went 1-1 on the day at 69 kg/152 lbs. Manville picked up a fall over Elmar Nuraliiev of Ukraine in his first bout before dropping a 5-2 decision to Berg Zebastian of Sweden. Manville finished in ninth place overall.

Manville will compete again for the U.S. at the Cadet World Championships this Saturday, in freestyle.

Both Jason Holmes (Mesa, Ariz.) and Nick Reenan (Dallas, Texas) lost tough opening bouts and were eventually eliminated from the competition when their respective opponents failed to make the finals.

India’s Anil downed Holmes 9-17 and Reenan lost to Turkey’s Dogukan Kuru 2-6.

“Our young Greco wrestlers need more opportunities to compete with the best in the world. What we bring with heart, we lack with experience,” Prebish said.

Action from Snina, Slovakia continues tomorrow with women’s freestyle as the U.S. is in search of its first medal at the FILA Cadet Worlds. Four U.S. women have weighed in and received their draws for Thursday’s competition.

The official website for the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships is http://www.cadetworldchampionship2014.eu/. A live stream of this event is available on fila-official.com.

2014 FILA Cadet World Championships
At Snina, Slovakia, July 16

Greco-Roman results

42 kg/92.5 lbs.
Gold – Atmir Kotcev (Russia)
Silver – Kamal Kerem (Turkey)
Bronze – Istvan Vancza (Hungary)
Bronze – Alireza Nejati (Iran)
5th – Mamurbek Mukhamedali (Kazakhstan)
5th – Melikyan Hayk (Armenia)
7th - Torkad Anil (India)
8th - Radev Ivaylo (Bulgaria)
9th - Zaur Nutiev (Azerbaijan)
10th - Jason Holmes (United States)

46 kg/104.4 lbs.
Gold – Victor Vedernikov (Russia)
Silver – Leri Abuladze (Georgia)
Bronze – Naserpour Pouya (Iran)
Bronze –Seymour Museynov (Azerbaijan)
5th – Llihail Petic (Moldova)
5th – Tanga Ozen (Turkey)
7th - Harutyun Kardanyan (Armenia)
8th - Ivan Cherkas (Ukraine)
9th - Sandov Dimitar(Bulgaria)
10th - Kuresbai Diyas (Kazakhstan)

69 kg/152 lbs.
Gold – Krysztof Niklas (Poland)
Silver – Antonio Kamenjasevic (Kazakhstan)
Bronze – Dadov Islambek (Azerbaijan)
Bronze – Shehata Omar Khalied (Egypt)
5th – Adilgali Madiyar (Kazakhstan)
5th – Rakmatulaev Rustam (Kyrgyzstan)
7th - William Svalestad (Norway)
8th - Berg Zebastian (Sweden)
9th - Mason Manville (United States)
10th - Abubakr Alimov (Uzbekistan)

76 kg/167.5 lbs.
Gold – Arman Alizadeh Abdevali (Iran)
Silver – Nicat Abdullayev (Azerbaijan)
Bronze – Stoychev Vladimir (Bulgaria)
Bronze – Dogukan Kuru (Turkey)
5th - Mikita Kimovich (Belarus)
5th – Beishaliev Burgo (Kyrgyzstan)
7th - Airidas Danusevicius (Lithuania)
8th - Ruslan Iusupov (Russia)
9th - Ryuki Yoshida (Japan)
10th - Magzumov Yeldos (Kazakhstan)

85 kg/187.4 lbs.
Gold – Vladen Kozliuk (Ukraine)
Silver – Soslan Fanziyev (Azerbaijan)
Bronze – Aliaksandr Baraban (Belarus)
Bronze – Marcel Kasperek (Poland)
5th – Timothy Young (United States)
5th – Tatsuya Fujii (Japan)
7th - Asykeev Kalidin (Kyrgyzstan)
8th - Toni Metsomaki (Finland)
9th - Davit Gogidze (Georgia)
10th - Roman Chalupa (Czech Republic)

Team Standings
1. Russia 49
2. Azerbaijan 49
3. Iran 43
4. Kyrgyzstan 41
5. Georgia 39
6. Turkey 37
7. Armenia 37
8. Ukraine 34
9. Kazakhstan 30
10. Belarus 26

U.S. Greco-Roman performances

42 kg/92.5 lbs. – Jason Holmes, Mesa, Ariz., 10th
LOSS Anil (India), 9-17

69 kg/152 lbs. – Mason Manville, Blairstown, N.J., 9th
WIN Elmar Nuraliiev (Ukraine), Fall
LOSS Berg Zebastian (Sweden), 2-5

76 kg/167.5 lbs. – Nick Reenan, Dallas, Texas, 15th
LOSS Dogukan Kuru (Turkey), 2-6

85 kg/187.4 lbs. – Timothy Young, Aurora, Ill., 5th
LOSS Soslan Fanziev (Azerbaijan), 0-9
WIN Toni Metsomaki (Finland), 4-2
LOSS Aliaksandr Baraban (Belarus), 0-3

U.S. women’s freestyle draws for Thursday

43 kg/94.75 lbs. – Hailey Cox, Mapleton, Utah
Vs. Kim Gmeiner (Austria), 8th place at 2014 European Championships

49 kg/108 lbs. – Theresa Rankin, Grass Lake, Mich.
Vs. Alena Sauko (Belarus)

56 kg/123.25 lbs. – Teshya Alo, Honolulu, Hawaii, bronze at 2013 Cadet Worlds
Vs. Simona Zamocnikova (Slovakia)

65 kg/143.25 lbs. – Katerina Lobsinger, Concord, Calif.
Vs. Winner of Magdalena Ragginger (Austria) vs. Khanum Velieva (Russia)