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    Russian freestyle lineup set for four events in the United States this week

    The Russian Wrestling Federation has released its final lineup for the freestyle team which is traveling to the United States this week to compete in four events.

    The Russian freestyle team will face Freestyle Team USA at the Chicago Cup at Wilbur Wright College in Chicago, Ill. on Sunday, November 15. The Chicago Cup will be webcast live on TheMat.com.

    It will then face a different lineup from Freestyle Team USA in a World Dual meet at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa on Wednesday, November 18. The dual meet in Iowa will be webcast by TakedownRadio.com and LiveSportsVideo.com. Broadcast team for the Iowa event includes
    Mark Ironside, Dan Gable and Hawkeye Play by Play radio voice Steven Grace. Event coverage set to get underway at 6:30 PM CST.

    On Friday, November 20, there will be a third Freestyle Team USA vs. Russia dual meet, held at the New York Athletic Club in New York, N.Y.

    The final appearance for the Russian team will be at the New York Athletic Club International Freestyle Championships at the New York Athletic Club in New York, N.Y. on Sunday, November 22.

    Information on additional broadcasts will be announced when available.

    The Russian team features numerous athletes who have won international medals on the World or Continental levels. Included are some of the top young stars in the Russian program. Russia is currently the reigning World Champion team in freestyle wrestling.

    Leading the effort is Nariman Israpilov at 55 kg/121 lbs., a 2009 European champion and the 2008 Junior World champion.

    Two of the team members have won silver medals at the Russian National Freestyle Championships, Arsen Mairov at 66 kg/145.5 lbs. and Anzor Urishev at 84 kg/185 lbs. Mairov was a Russian National silver medalist in 2009, while Urishev won his Russian National silver medal in 2008. Urishev was also a Junior World silver medalist at 2008.

    Bronze medalists at the Russian Freestyle Nationals on the tour include Vladimir Vilmov at 60 kg/132 lbs., Magomed Magomedov at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. and Valeri Bedoev at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. Bedoev won two Russian National bronze medals competing up at 120 kg/264.5 lbs.

    Vilmov won a gold medal at the Dave Schultz Memorial International in Colorado Springs, Colo. in 2009.

    RUSSIAN FREESTYLE LINEUP
    55 kg/121 lbs. - Nariman Israpilov
    60 kg/121 lbs. ? Vladimir Vilmov
    66 kg/145.5 lbs. - Arsen Mairov
    74 kg/163 lbs. ? Rashid Kurbanov
    84 kg/185 lbs. - Anzor Urishev
    96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Magomed Magomedov
    96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Valeriy Bedoev
    120 kg/264.5 lbs. - Alan Tsarikaev
    Team Leader ? Christakis Alexandris
    Coaches ? Andzor Tembotov, Alan Abaev
    Referee ? Soslan Zaseev

    Russian Freestyle Biographies

    55 kg/121 lbs. - Nariman Israpilov
    Seventh in 2009 Golden Grand Prix finals? 2009 European champion? 2009 Ivan Yarygin Memorial champion? 2008 Junior World champion? 2008 Shamil Umakhanov International champion? Third in 2008 Medved International (Belarus)? Born: February 23, 1988

    60 kg/121 lbs. ? Vladimir Vilmov
    Third in 2009 Russian Nationals? Fifth in 2009 Ziolkowski International (Poland) at 66 kg? 2009 Dave Schultz Memorial International champion? Fifth in 2009 Ivan Yarygin Memorial? Second in 2007 Ivan Yarygin Memorial? 2005 European Junior champion?

    66 kg/145.5 lbs. - Arsen Mairov
    Second in 2009 Russian Nationals?. Born: July 15, 1989

    74 kg/163 lbs. ? Rashid Kurbanov
    2007 European Junior champion? Fourth in 2007 New York AC International Open? 2004 European Cadet champion? Born February 16, 1987

    84 kg/185 lbs. - Anzor Urishev
    10th in 2009 World Cup? 2009 Chechen Ramzan Khadyrov Cup champion? Third in 2009 Ziolkowski International (Poland)? Third in 2009 Ukrainian International? Third in 2009 Russian Nationals? Third in 2009 Ivan Yarygin Memorial? 2008 Henri Deglane Challenge champion (France)? Third in 2008 Medved International (Belarus)? Second in 2008 Russian Nationals? Second in 2007 Junior World Championships? 2004 Cadet European champion? Born: January 23, 1987

    96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Magomed Magomedov
    Third in 2009 Russian National Championships? Born: January 29, 1986

    96 kg/211.5 lbs. - Valeriy Bedoev
    Second in 2009 Dave Schultz Memorial International? Fifth in 2009 Ivan Yarygin Memorial? Third in 2008 and 2009 Russian Nationals at heavyweight? Third in 2008 New York AC International? Born: May 3, 1988

    120 kg/264.5 lbs. - Alan Tsarikaev
    Seventh in 2009 Junior World Championships? 2009 Russian Junior National champion? Third in 2007 Cadet European Championships? Born: January 1, 1991
    RIP Jacob Schlottke 1984-2011




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    I am waiting for 84kg match... Urishev is very future wrestler with good technique... I saw his fight in 2009 Russian Nationals, and he is good... very good...

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