Worlds – Day 1 Matches for Team USA

2023 UWW World Championships
Belgrade, Serbia, September 16-24

World and Olympic Champion David Taylor (USA) leads a talented group on day 1 of the World Championships in Serbia. Four weight classes will begin competition on the 16th. 86kg and 125kg are Olympic weight classes and will serve as the first opportunity to qualify a weight class for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

Team USA Men’s Freestyle – Day 1 of Competition
Match-ups based on preliminary brackets

61 kg – Vitali Arujau (USA) vs SUI LEUTERT N. – Bracket

70 kg – Zain Retherford (USA) vs winner of (TJK) AKHMEDOV M vs (GER) HENKEL K – Bracket

86 kg – David Taylor (USA) vs (MAR) PADIOU S. – Bracket

125 kg – Mason Parris (USA) vs KAZ BATIRMURZAEV – Bracket