October 2, 2023 9:11 am
Snyder Claims Globe Bronze Soon after Sadulaev Withdraws from Tournament

Soon after sustaining an injury and defaulting out of his semifinal match against Akhmed Tazhudinov, Abdulrashid Sadulaev traveled to Moscow to undergo healthcare scans on his neck. The United Globe Wrestling (UWW) reported that Sadulaev is suffering from a neck hernia close to the finish of his spinal cord. The healthcare scans will ascertain regardless of whether it is a tumor or if Sadulaev can return to wrestling with no the want for surgery. As a outcome of Sadulaev’s withdrawal, Kyle Snyder will obtain the bronze medal with no possessing to compete against him. Snyder had previously defeated Magomed Ibragimov in the repechage match and would have faced Sadulaev in the bronze medal match. This also implies that the United States has certified for the Olympics in the 97 kg weight category.

It is worth noting that Tokyo Olympic champion Abdulrashid Sadulaev, also recognized as “The Russian Tank,” has been a dominant force in the wrestling globe. As a 5-time globe champion, he was anticipated to wrestle for a bronze medal at the Globe Championships and safe his qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics as an Person Neutral Athlete. Nevertheless, the healthcare employees decided not to exacerbate his injury and opted for his withdrawal from the competitors. Sadly, he is not the only Olympic champion to withdraw from the Globe Championships repechage, as Takuto Otoguro, the 65 kg champion from Japan, also pulled out due to a foot injury he has been carrying for the previous year.

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