Spencer Lee Wins Cadet World Freestyle Championship

DSC_0080Spencer Lee is a World Champion. The rising Franklin Regional sophomore dominated the world field en route to the Cadet World Championship at 50 KG/110 lbs. with a (11-0) tech-fall in the finals over Afgan Khashalov of Azerbaijan in the finals. Overall Spencer racked up a (43-0) point ratio in an outstanding performance on the World’s biggest stage.

Also competing was incoming freshman Gavin Teasdale (Jefferson-Morgan) who dropped a semifinal match to the eventual Champion. In the Bronze Medal match Teasdale dropped a (6-4) decision.

Tomorrow Belle Vernon rising sophomore Jarod Verkleeren will take to the mats at 63 KG/138 lbs.

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50 kg/110 lbs
GOLD: Spencer LEE (USA) df. Afgan KHASHALOV (AZE) by TF, 11-0 
BRONZE: Nader NASRISAMAKOUSH (IRI) df. Vasant Kolekar PRAKASH (IND), 6-3 
BRONZE: Nicolai GRAHAMEZ (MDA) df. Balazs EGYED (HUN) by TF, 10-0

Semifinal: Afgan KHASHALOV (AZE) df. Vasant Kolekar PRAKASH (IND), 10-9
Semifinal: Spencer LEE (USA) df. Nicolai GRAHAMEZ (MDA) by FALL, 10-0

Repechages: Nader NASRISAMAKOUSH (IRI) df. Gaioz GONGLADZE (GEO) by PP, 4-1
Repechages: Balazs EGYED (HUN) df. Akkaya DENIZ (TUR) by PP, 8-5
Repechages: Gaioz GONGLADZE (GEO) df. Roman GUTSULYAK (UKR) by PP, 6-4

1/4 Finale: Vasant Kolekar PRAKASH (IND) df. Chermen VALIEV (RUS), 9-3
1/4 Finale: Afgan KHASHALOV (AZE) df. Nader NASRISAMAKOUSH (IRI), 5-2
1/4 Finale: Nicolai GRAHAMEZ (MDA) df. Arseniy ZUR (BLR) by TF, 14-4
1/4 Finale: Spencer LEE (USA) df. Akkaya DENIZ (TUR) by TF, 12-0

1/8 Finale: Chermen VALIEV (RUS) df. Daniel CHOMANIC (SVK) by TF, 10-0
1/8 Finale: Vasant Kolekar PRAKASH (IND) df. Bektursun KANYBEK UULU (KGZ) by TF, 10-0
1/8 Finale: Nader NASRISAMAKOUSH (IRI) df. Takuto OTOGURO (JPN), 7-2
1/8 Finale: Afgan KHASHALOV (AZE) df. Gaioz GONGLADZE (GEO), 8-6
1/8 Finale: Nicolai GRAHAMEZ (MDA) df. Maghawri MOHAMED IHAB (EGY), 4-3
1/8 Finale: Arseniy ZUR (BLR) df. Conor MCNEICE (CAN) by TF, 12-1
1/8 Finale: Akkaya DENIZ (TUR) df. Suren POKHANYAN (ARM) by TF, 11-0
1/8 Finale: Spencer LEE (USA) df. Balazs EGYED (HUN) by TF, 10-0

Qualifications: Daniel CHOMANIC (SVK) df. Iban BINNIK (GRE) by TF, 9-0
Qualifications: Chermen VALIEV (RUS) df. Jugdersure BATDORJ (MGL) by TF, 10-0
Qualifications: Bektursun KANYBEK UULU (KGZ) df. Daniel POPOV (ISR) by TF, 14-4
Qualifications: Vasant Kolekar PRAKASH (IND) df. Lukasz RUSINSKI (POL) by TF, 10-0
Qualifications: Nader NASRISAMAKOUSH (IRI) df. Petko PETKOV (BUL) by TF, 10-0
Qualifications: Takuto OTOGURO (JPN) df. Arman ZHIYENKUIOV (KAZ) by TF, 10-0
Qualifications: Gaioz GONGLADZE (GEO) df. Mihaly JUON (ROU) by FALL, 4-0
Qualifications: Afgan KHASHALOV (AZE) df. Roman GUTSULYAK (UKR), 2-0



42kg/92,5 lbs
BRONZE: Daigo HATTORI (JPN) df. Intrigam VALIZADA (AZE), 12-3 

Semifinal: Maksim ZAMORSHCHIKOV (RUS) df. Intrigam VALIZADA (AZE) by TF, 12-1
Semifinal: Alireza GOODARZI (IRI) df. Gavin TEASDALE (USA), 6-4

Repechages: Giorgi KHACHIDZE (GEO) df. Slimane BELGHELAM (ALG) by ST, 10-0
Repechages: Daigo HATTORI (JPN) df. Bekir HYUSEIN (BUL) by VT, 4-0

1/4 Finale: Maksim ZAMORSHCHIKOV (RUS) df. Daigo HATTORI (JPN), 8-4
1/4 Finale: Intrigam VALIZADA (AZE) df. Costel TARCOCI (ROU), 8-0
1/4 Finale: Alireza GOODARZI (IRI) df. Giorgi KHACHIDZE (GEO), 13-10
1/4 Finale: Gavin TEASDALE (USA) df. Urna CIHAN (TUR), 6-2

1/8 Finale: Daigo HATTORI (JPN) df. Arun ARUN (IND), 5-1
1/8 Finale: Maksim ZAMORSHCHIKOV (RUS) df. Bekir HYUSEIN (BUL) by TF, 10-0
1/8 Finale: Costel TARCOCI (ROU) df. Martin KVETKO (SVK) by FALL, 4-0
1/8 Finale: Intrigam VALIZADA (AZE) df. Anuar NURGELDI (KAZ), 4-1
1/8 Finale: Gavin TEASDALE (USA) df. Uladislav KOUKA (BLR) by TF, 10-0
1/8 Finale: Urna CIHAN (TUR) df. Pavlo VYZIR (UKR), 6-6
1/8 Finale: Alireza GOODARZI (IRI) df. Slimane BELGHELAM (ALG) by TF, 10-0
1/8 Finale: Giorgi KHACHIDZE (GEO) df. Aibek TOKTOGUL (KGZ) by FALL, 4-0

Qualifications: Daigo HATTORI (JPN) df. Mihail STAVRI (MDA) by FALL, 6-4

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