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FLASH: Saddoris, Bisek, Anderson in Pan American Greco-Roman finals in Mexico tonight

By USA Wrestling | July 15, 2014, 6:29 p.m. (ET)
Andy Bisek, shown in the 2014 U.S. Open, is among the three U.S. wrestlers in the Pan Am Championships Greco-Roman finals tonight.

Three U.S. Greco-Roman wrestlers will compete in the gold medal finals at the Pan American Championships in Mexico City, Mexico on Tuesday night.

Going for gold will be Bryce Saddoris, Camp LeJeune, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps) at 66 kg/145.5 lbs., Andy Bisek, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Minnesota Storm) at 75 kg/165 lbs. and Jon Anderson, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP) at 80 kg/176 lbs.

Bisek defeated a tough Cuban, Julio Bastida, 5-1 in the semifinals. Saddoris will face a Cuban in his finals bout. Anderson did not have a Cuban in his weight class.

Clinching a silver medal with a 2-1 record in a four-athlete roundrobin was Ellis Coleman (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army WCAP) at 71 kg/156.5 lbs.

Competing for bronze medals will be Spenser Mango, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP) at 59 kg/130 lbs., Jake Fisher, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) at 85 kg/187 lbs. and Nikola Bogojevich, Superior, Wis. (Minnesota Storm) at 130 kg/286.5 lbs.

The finals start at 6:00 p.m. Central time.

FILA will have a live webcast of this tournament. Go to the FILA website, click the Pan American logo, and go to the Live video section. The FILA website is:
http://www.fila-official.com/

PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Mexico City, Mexico, July 15

U.S. Greco-Roman performances so far


59 kg/130 lbs. – Spenser Mango, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP)
WIN Adhen Espinaza (Mexico), tech fall 8-0
WIN Gorge Gonzalez (Honduras), pin
LOSS Ismael Borrero (Cuba), tech. fall 0-8

66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Bryce Saddoris, Camp LeJeune, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps)
WIN Maule Torres (Venezuela), pin
WIN Jair Alexis Cuero (Colombia), pin
Gold-medal finals – vs. Miguel Martinez (Cuba)

71 kg/156.5 lbs.– Ellis Coleman, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP), 2nd
WIN Alofo Mondez (Mexico), 6-2
LOSS Wuileixis Rivas (Venezuela), 1-4
WIN Milton Gualpa (Ecuador), 7-0

75 kg/165 lbs. – Andy Bisek, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Minnesota Storm)
WIN Luiz Avendano (Venezuela), tech fall 9-0
WIN Claudio Zuniga (Chile), tech fall 10-0
WIN Julio Bastida (Cuba), 5-1
Gold-medal match – Vs. Ivan de Jesus Duque (Colombia)

80 kg/176 lbs. – Jon Anderson, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP)
WIN Bravilio Vargas (Venezuela), tech. fall 8-0
WIN Carlos Munoz (Colombia), tech fall 8-0
Gold-medal match – Vs. Matthew Miler (Canada)

85 kg/187 lbs. – Jake Fisher, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)
WIN Miguel Fuente (Chile), pin
LOSS Pablo Shorey (Cuba), tech. fall 0-9
WIN Jose Mercado (Ecuador), tech. fall 8-0

98 kg/216 lbs. – Caylor Williams, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP)
LOSS Kevin Custillo (Honduras), pin

130 kg/286.5 lbs. – Nikola Bogojevich, Superior, Wis. (Minnesota Storm)
WIN Rodolpho White (Panama), tech. fall 8-0
WIN Alberto Berrios (Mexico), pin
LOSS Mijian Lopez (Cuba), tech. fall 8-0
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