Team USA Opens World Cup with Shutout of India

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The United States freestyle wrestling team defeated India, 10-0, on Saturday in the opening session of the 2018 UWW World Cup at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Team USA swept all 10 bouts, winning by technical superiority in seven matches. The U.S. led 35-3 in criteria points and outscored India 87-7 in match points.
Complete results from the UWW World Cup are available at
Tickets for the World Cup include standard all-session tickets ($75/$50), single-day tickets ($40/$25), and a “The Eastern Iowa Airport Family Four Pack” ($100). Admission to “Gable’s Garden” is free with any World Cup ticket. Tickets are available at, over the phone at 800-IA-HAWKS, or in person at the UI Athletics Ticket office inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
NBCSN will broadcast the United States dual against Japan on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (CT). The World Cup is streamed online at
57 kg/125.5 lbs. – Thomas Gilman (USA) won by forfeit  
61 kg/134 lbs. – Joe Colon (USA) decision over Sandeep Tomar (India), 6-4
65 kg/143 lbs. – Logan Stieber (USA) tech fall over Sharvan (India), 12-2
70 kg/154 lbs. – James Green (USA) tech fall over Arun Kumar (India), 10-0
74 kg/163 lbs. – Jordan Burroughs (USA) tech fall over Vinod Kumar Omprakash (India), 11-1
79 kg/174 lbs. – Kyle Dake (USA) tech fall over Sachin Giri (India), 11-0
86 kg/189 lbs. – David Taylor (USA) tech fall over Pawan Kumar (India), 10-0
92 kg/202.5 lbs. – Hayden Zillmer (USA) decision over Deepak Punia (India), 7-0
97 kg/213 lbs. – Kyle Snyder (USA) tech fall over Viky (India), 10-0
125 kg/275 lbs. – Dom Bradley (USA) tech fall over Pushpender Singh (India), 10-0



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