We are back for a further reside weblog of the Planet Championship, but this time we are not at the arena. Alternatively, we are blogging from Texas and watching the tournament on TVs and monitors, just like a lot of other people about the globe.
On the 1st day of the 2023 Senior Planet Championships in Belgrade, 4 American men’s freestylers will start their journey. They not only aim to win medals but also to safe spots for Group USA at the 2024 Paris Summer season Games. The American wrestlers competing are Vito Arujau at 61 kg, Zain Retherford at 70 kg, David Taylor at 86 kg, and Mason Parris at 125 kg. The preliminary rounds commence at four:30 am ET, followed by the semifinals at 1:00 pm ET.
The 1st notable match of the day was at 70 kg, exactly where Oayagi of Japan defeated Zherbaev of Russia (competing as a neutral nation). Final year at the globe championships, Narikuni of Japan defeated Zain Retherford in the 70 kg finals. On the other hand, Narikuni decided to switch types and compete in Greco-Roman this year. Oayagi won the spot for Japan, and Zherbaev’s restricted international encounter created each wrestlers exciting to Retherford.
At 61 kg, Vito Arujau began the day with a dominant victory more than Dastanbek of Kazakhstan. He does not actually kick off the match because kicking is not permitted in wrestling. His subsequent opponents will be Bulgaria and the winner of the Japan vs Iran match, which will be a hard bout.
In the 125 kg category, Mason Parris continued the thriving commence for Group USA by overpowering his opponent, Batirmurzaev of Kazakhstan, with a score of 11-. Parris secured the win with takedowns and turns. His subsequent opponent will be either Conyedo of Italy, who won a globe medal at 97 kg, or Cudinovic of Germany. If Parris wins that match, he will most likely face Deng of China, a two-time globe medalist. Deng defeated Munktur of Mongolia in 1 of the vital preliminary matches in the weight class. By the way, Parris’s subsequent opponent is Conyedo.