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Nelson goes 1-2 to place ninth in Greco-Roman at Henri Deglane Challenge

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Jan. 22, 2023, 3:56 p.m. (ET)

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NICE, France – Duncan Nelson was the lone U.S. entry in Greco-Roman at the Henri Deglane Challenge on Sunday.

Competing at 72 kg, Nelson finished with a 1-2 record and finished in a tie for ninth. All three of his matches ended as technical falls. After a first-round loss to Nika Korshia of Georgia, Nelson scored an 9-0 technical fall over Piotr Lewandowski of Poland in his opening repechage bout. In the next round, he was eliminated by Kamil Czarnecki of Poland, 8-0.

At Nice, France, January 22, 2023

U.S. Greco-Roman performance

72 kg: Duncan Nelson (Illinois), 9th place
LOSS Nika Korshia (Georgia), tech. fall 8-0
WIN Piotr Lewandowski (Poland), tech. fall 9-0
LOSS Kamil Czarnecki (Poland), tech. fall 8-0

Greco-Roman medalists

55 kg
Gold - Akaki Osiashvili (Georgia)
Silver - Viacheslav Bairaktar (Ukraine)
Bronze - Koriun Sahradian (Ukraine)

60 kg
Gold - Pridon Abuladze (Georgia)
Silver - Viktor Petryk (Ukraine)
Bronze - Aywill Rouache (France)
Bronze - Grzegorz Kunkel (Poland)

63 kg
Gold - Aleksandrs Jurkjans (Latvia)
Silver - Oleksandr Hrushyn (Ukraine)
Bronze - Leo Tudezca (France)
Bronze - Mairbek Salimov (Poland)

67 kg
Gold - Luis Orta Sanchez (Cuba)
Silver - Tigran Galustyan (France)
Bronze - Parviz Nasibov (Ukraine)
Bronze - Michael Portmann (Switzerland)

72 kg
Gold - Ibrahim Ghanem (France)
Silver - Andrii Kulyk (Ukraine)
Bronze - Kamil Czarnecki (Poland)
Bronze - Nika Korshia (Georgia)

77 kg
Gold - Serhii Kozub (Ukraine)
Silver - Volodymyr Yakovliev (Ukraine)
Bronze - Johnny Bur (France)
Bronze - Deni Nakaev (Germany)

82 kg
Gold - Yaroslav Filchakov (Ukraine)
Silver - Dymtro Gardubei (Ukraine)
Bronze - Erik Loeser (Germany)
Bronze - Marc Weber (Switzerland)

87 kg
Gold - Zhan Beleniuk (Ukraine)
Silver - Aivengo Rikadze (Georgia)
Bronze - Danian Von Euw (Switzerland)
Bronze -Ramon Rainer Betschart (Switzerland)

97 kg
Gold - Vladen Kozliuk (Ukraine)
Silver - Giorgi Katsanashvili (Georgia)
Bronze - Sergei Omelin (Ukraine)
Bronze - Yevhenii Saveta (Ukraine)

130 kg
Gold - Oscar Pino Hinds (Cuba)
Silver - Franz Richter (Germany)
Bronze - Mykhailo Vyshnyvetskyi (Ukraine)
Bronze - Manats Knystautas (Lithuania)