2015 European Junior Championships
22 Jun 2015
The four athletes selected to attend the 2015 European Junior Championships are:
55K – Brian Harper
60K – George Ramm
66K – Charlie Bowling
74K – Nathan Ferguson
George and Nathan were the first of our athletes to compete.
In the 60K category there were 21 wrestlers. George lost his only match 8-14 to a Ukrainian wrestler (A. Svyryd who won a silver medal in the recent U23 European Championships). With 15 seconds to go the score was 8-10 when George lost an ankle attack, started his defence and injured his knee. The Ukrainian wrestler beat the Georgian in the next round but then lost to the Bulgarian who then lost to the Turkish wrestler who eventually took silver medal. George was in a very strong group.
In the 74K category there were 18 wrestlers Nathan lost his only match 0-10 to the Romanian. The Romanian then lost to the Russian so Nathan did not progress further.
Day 2 results are as follows:
In the 55K category there were 18 wrestlers Brian lost 0-10 to the Russian who went on to win the weight category. In his repechage Brian also lost 0-10 to Moldova who placed 3rd.
In the 66K category there were 23 wrestlers. Charlie lost his only match 2-13 to Armenia. The Armenian won his next match against Poland but then lost to Turkey so Charlie did not progress further.
The Championships continue with female wrestling followed towards the end of the week with GR.
- Event Title: 2015 European Junior Championships
- Start Date: 22 Jun 2015
- End Date: 27 Jun 2015
Bagcilar Sports Complex Istanbul