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Wrestling => International => Topic started by: southend on February 03, 2017, 08:31:20 AM

Title: Free style world cup
Post by: southend on February 03, 2017, 08:31:20 AM
So the event in Iran will exclude the Americans, in retaliation.
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: brycemus on February 03, 2017, 09:27:53 AM
I thought I saw that they would still be traveling
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: OkieSpladle on February 03, 2017, 09:43:35 AM
New reports this morning say Iran will not allow the American team into the country.
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: southend on February 05, 2017, 10:47:33 AM
Grandstanding by the Muslims, USofA back in. Could this be classified a "BULLYING" I think so! Iran bullies.
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: a guest on February 05, 2017, 11:14:35 AM
As soon as the judge in Seattle put a halt to the Executive Order, the Iranian gov't put a halt to their disinvite of Team USA
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: a guest on February 10, 2017, 09:35:36 PM
Pools/brackets  been released yet?
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: a guest on February 11, 2017, 06:45:40 AM
https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-02-10/after-scuffle-iran-welcomes-us-wrestling-team-compete-world-cup

"The 13 US athletes will face stiff competition in this World Cup. They are joined in Pool A by the world’s top teams, namely Russia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Pool B features teams from Iran, Turkey, India and Mongolia. Winners of each pool face off in the championship match."

Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: brycemus on February 11, 2017, 09:33:59 AM
anyone else notice that the US always seems to end up in wicker tough pools no matter the sport or international competition
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: buck on February 12, 2017, 07:57:07 PM
What the hell are you talking about?  Nonsense.
Title: Re: Free style world cup
Post by: Intensity guru on February 18, 2017, 12:17:30 AM
Those mats look awful.