Wrestling at the 2015 Pan American Games

Wrestling competitions at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto were held from July 15 to 18 at the Hershey Centre (Mississauga Sports Centre) in Mississauga.[1] Due to naming rights the arena will be known as the latter for the duration of the games.[2][3] The competition is split into two disciplines, Freestyle and Greco-Roman which were further divided into different weight categories. Men competed in both disciplines whereas women only took part in the freestyle events, with 18 gold medals awarded. Wrestling has been contested at every Pan American Games.

Wrestling at the 2015 Pan American Games
Wrestling pictogram for the games
VenueMississauga Sports Centre
DatesJuly 15–18
No. of events18 (12 men, 6 women)
Competitors148 from 22 nations
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Competition schedule

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The Hershey Centre (Mississauga Sports Centre), in Mississauga, was the venue for the wrestling competitions (pictured here during the games)

The following is the competition schedule for the wrestling competitions:[4]

Q Qualifications ¼ Quarterfinals ½ Semifinals F Final
Event↓/Date → Wed 15 Thu 16 Fri 17 Sat 18
Men's Freestyle 57 kg 14 12 F
Men's Freestyle 65 kg Q 14 12 F
Men's Freestyle 74 kg Q 14 12 F
Men's Freestyle 86 kg 14 12 F
Men's Freestyle 97 kg 14 12 F
Men's Freestyle 125 kg 14 12 F
Men's Greco-Roman 59 kg Q 14 12 F
Men's Greco-Roman 66 kg 14 12 F
Men's Greco-Roman 75 kg Q 14 12 F
Men's Greco-Roman 85 kg 14 12 F
Men's Greco-Roman 98 kg 14 12 F
Men's Greco-Roman 130 kg 14 12 F
Women's Freestyle 48 kg 14 12 F
Women's Freestyle 53 kg Q 14 12 F
Women's Freestyle 58 kg 14 12 F
Women's Freestyle 63 kg 14 12 F
Women's Freestyle 69 kg 14 12 F
Women's Freestyle 75 kg 14 12 F

Medal table

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  *   Host nation (Canada)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States83415
2  Cuba43613
3  Canada*3328
4  Venezuela1258
5  Ecuador1113
6  Brazil1023
7  Mexico0235
8  Peru0123
9  Chile0112
10  Honduras0101
  Panama0101
12  Colombia0055
13  Puerto Rico0033
14  Dominican Republic0011
Totals (14 entries)18183571

Medalists

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Men's events

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Freestyle
Event Gold Silver Bronze
57 kg
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Yowlys Bonne
  Cuba
Angel Escobedo
  United States
Emir Hernandez
  Colombia
Pedro Mejías
  Venezuela
65 kg
details
Brent Metcalf
  United States
Franklin Marén
  Cuba
Haislan Garcia
  Canada
Franklin Gómez
  Puerto Rico
74 kg
details
Jordan Burroughs
  United States
Yoan Blanco
  Ecuador
Christian Sarco
  Venezuela
Liván López
  Cuba
86 kg
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Reineris Salas
  Cuba
Jake Herbert
  United States
Tamerlan Tagziev
  Canada
Jaime Espinal
  Puerto Rico
97 kg
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Kyle Snyder
  United States
Arjun Gill
  Canada
José Daniel Díaz
  Venezuela
Jesse Ruíz
  Mexico
125 kg
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Zach Rey
  United States
Korey Jarvis
  Canada
Edgardo Lopez
  Puerto Rico
Andres Ramos
  Cuba
Greco-Roman
 
Jon Anderson the gold medalist in the 85 kg event in a preliminary round matchup against a wrestler from Honduras.
Event Gold Silver Bronze
59 kg
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Andrés Montaño
  Ecuador
Ali Soto
  Mexico
Cristóbal Torres
  Chile
Spenser Mango
  United States
66 kg
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Wuileixis Rivas
  Venezuela
Bryce Saddoris
  United States
Miguel Martinez
  Cuba
Mario Molina
  Peru
75 kg
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Andy Bisek
  United States
Alvis Almendra
  Panama
Juan Escobar
  Mexico
Carlos Muñoz
  Colombia
85 kg
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Jon Anderson
  United States
Querys Perez
  Venezuela
Alan Vera
  Cuba
Cristhian Mosquera
  Colombia
98 kg
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Yasmany Lugo
  Cuba
Kevin Mejía
  Honduras
Luillys Pérez
  Venezuela
Davi Albino
  Brazil
130 kg
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Mijaín López
  Cuba
Andrés Ayub
  Chile
Josue Encarnación
  Dominican Republic
Robby Smith
  United States

Women's events

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Braxton Stone won gold in the women's 63 kg freestyle event
Freestyle
Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
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Geneviève Morrison
  Canada
Thalia Mallqui
  Peru
Alyssa Lampe
  United States
Carolina Castillo
  Colombia
53 kg
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Whitney Conder
  United States
Alma Valencia
  Mexico
Yamilka Del Valle
  Cuba
Betzabeth Argüello
  Venezuela
58 kg
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Joice Silva
  Brazil
Yakelin Estornell
  Cuba
Lissette Antes
  Ecuador
Yanet Sovero
  Peru
63 kg
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Braxton Stone
  Canada
Katerina Vidiaux
  Cuba
Jackeline Rentería
  Colombia
Erin Clodgo
  United States
69 kg
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Dorothy Yeats
  Canada
María Acosta
  Venezuela
Diana Miranda
  Mexico
Vacant
75 kg
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Adeline Gray
  United States
Justina Di Stasio
  Canada
Aline Ferreira
  Brazil
Lisset Hechavarría
  Cuba

Participating nations

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A total of 22 countries have qualified athletes. The number of athletes a nation has entered is in parentheses beside the name of the country.

Qualification

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A total of 150 wrestlers can qualify to compete at the games. The winner of each weight category 2014 South American Games, 2014 Pan American Championships and 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games will qualify for the Games. The top five in the 2015 Pan American Championship also qualify. The host country (Canada) is guaranteed a spot in each event, but its athletes must compete in both the 2014 and 2015 Pan American Championship. A further six wildcards (four men and two women) will be awarded to nations without any qualified athlete but took part in the qualification tournaments.[5]

See also

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References

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  1. ^ "Competition Schedule" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 18 August 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Mississauga Sports Centre". toronto2015.org. TO2015. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. ^ Colpitts, Iain (10 July 2013). "Pan Am excitement builds in Mississauga". Brampton Guardian. Brampton, Ontario: Metroland Media Group. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 20 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Qualification System Wrestling" (PDF). www.fila-official.com/. International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles. Retrieved 13 October 2014.