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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2021, 07:57:32 AM »
Watched 100 & 200 speed swimming last night. USA took it on the chin except for a teenage Alaskan that pulled an upset besting the top 2 in the world.

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2021, 10:02:37 PM »
This has the makings of a disaster of an Olympics. 

Maybe it's a disaster, but I've enjoyed watching a lot of events, and they haven't even come to wrestling yet.
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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2021, 11:41:16 AM »
This has the makings of a disaster of an Olympics. 

Maybe it's a disaster, but I've enjoyed watching a lot of events, and they haven't even come to wrestling yet.

I am happy things have been going well.  Watched Wrestling last night . Good coverage on the Olympic Channel. 

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #18 on: August 02, 2021, 10:36:47 PM »
#1 US pole vaulter, #2 contender tested pos and was bounced from competition on Friday...tested neg on Saturday day but was required to wait 48 hours for his 3rd test which was after the Saturday prelims. Tested neg again today...bummer, booted for a bogus pos test.

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #19 on: August 02, 2021, 10:46:59 PM »
Adeline Gray takes silver at 76 Kg

Tamyra Mensah-Stock is in the final at 68 Kg

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2021, 02:50:04 PM »
Mensah-Stock won Gold.

Gonna be exciting tonight. 

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2021, 11:41:17 PM »
MICIC (UM) for Serbia loses 6-0
Helen M wins her first round with an impressive win over a world medalist from China, 8-4
Miles Amine (UM) for San Marino with a TS in his first round
Davis Taylor (PSU) with a TS in his opener.
Taylor and Amine meet in the Q Final
Gilman loses to the 2 time WC Russian 5-4 giving up a TD with 06 left on the clock.

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #22 on: August 04, 2021, 07:56:16 AM »

Gilman in the R semi wrestling for Bronze
Taylor wrestling for Gold
Amine wrestling in the R semi for Bronze

Helen M lost in the semi to Japan 2-1, wrestles for Bronze

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2021, 11:38:46 AM »
Good luck to all of the above.

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2021, 09:51:33 PM »
Taylor's championship bout is on The Olympic Channel, 5:15 AM EST on Aug 5.  Don't know if it will air exactly at that time.
He gets Iran's Hassan Yazdani, a 2016 Olympic champ and two-time world champ.

Gilman has Uzbekie GulomjonAbdullaev Gulomjon in the R semifinal

Maroulis awaits the winner of the wrestle off for the bronze final

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2021, 12:23:51 PM »
Taylor got Gold

Gillman got Bronze

Maroulis got Bronze

Steveson smashes his way to the finals

Dake got schooled but is pulled into the repechage so he has a chance for bronze

Winchester pulled into repechage so she has a chance for bronze.

A great day overall for TeamUSA!

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #26 on: August 05, 2021, 01:04:22 PM »
Today, Snyder has a great draw.   In other words Sad has a bad draw.  Sad's first match is with Sharifov, then his second match will most likely be against Mohammidian.  Two powerhouses.  If not Moham, then Odikadze who is usually pretty tough. 

Snyder is up against CAN first, then either ITA or ROU second, and then third either KAZ, ALG, UZB, or TUR.   I believe him to be top 3 so these should not be a problem.  He should make it to the finals.  Hopefully another great day for Team USA.

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #27 on: August 06, 2021, 11:27:06 AM »
Steveson with GOLD!!!!

Dake with Bronze!!!!

Winchester made it to the Bronze match but did not prevail - Takes 5th.

Hildebrandt is in the Bronze medal match

Snyder and Sad are in the finals. 


Overall we have lots o medals, very successful Olympics for our Freestyle team.  GR not so much.  Although Hancock was impressive.  I hope he sticks with it.

For Men's Freestyle (they all medalled):

Steveson, Taylor   GOLD
Snyder with either Gold or Silver - money is probably on Silver
Dake, Gillman with Bronze


Women's FS team (3 medalled, maybe 4)

Mensah-Stock - Gold
Gray - Silver
Maroulis - Bronze
Hildebrandt - maybe Bronze
Miracle, Winchester - DNP

Incredible Olympics!

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #28 on: August 09, 2021, 07:46:28 AM »
I've never seen Snyder as drained as he was at the end of his final.  He had nothing left in him to pull a TD.

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Re: Good thing I'm staying home from the Olympics
« Reply #29 on: August 09, 2021, 12:01:43 PM »
He made the same mistake twice - cost him 4. 

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