Sept. 12, 2015
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LAS VEGAS — Former University of Iowa wrestler Tony Ramos posted a 2-2 record Saturday at the 2015 UWW World Championships in Las Vegas.
Ramos, ranked No. 17 in the world at 57 kg/125.5 lbs., won his first two matches before falling to Iran’s H. Rahimi, 3-1, in the round of 16. Rahimi later advanced to the finals to pull Ramos into the repechage, but he lost his shot at bronze by dropping a 6-1 decision to Lachinau of Belarus.
Ramos was participating at the World Championships for the second time. He was also a member of Team USA in 2014. His next chance at a world title is at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials are April 9-10, 2016, in Iowa City, Iowa, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. All-session tickets for the Olympic Trials go on sale Monday, Sept. 14.
2015 UWW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS
Tony Ramos | UNITED STATES | 57 kg
Tony Ramos decision Cuero Munoz (Columbia), 10-1
Tony Ramos decision M Shavkatov (Uzbekistan), 3-3 (criteria)
H. Rahimi (Iran) dec. Tony Ramos, 3-1
Repechage: Lachinau (Belarus) decision Ramos, 6-1