Tony Ramos ends up on the bottom side of the bracket avoiding former World Champions Hassan Rahimi (IRI) and Russia’s Viktor Lebedev. He does have number the one ranked wrestler, Vladimir Khinchingashvili (GEO), on his side of the bracket but Ramos will have to get to the semi-finals to see that matchup.
Bekhbayar Erdenebat (Mongolia) will be Tony’s first round matchup and from what I have gathered it is a great first round draw. Erdenebat placed 9th at the 2013 World Championships and is currently ranked 8th by FILA.
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Here is a link to ALL of the brackets. Brackets have only been posted for Ramos, Marable, Ruth and Dlagnev. We will have a follow up post once we know Brent Metcalf’s draw.
U.S. Men’s freestyle draws
57 kg/125.5 lbs. – Tony Ramos, Iowa City, Iowa (Titan Mercury WC/Hawkeye WC)
Vs. Bekhbayar Erdenebat (Mongolia), 2010 Junior World Champion, 9th in 2013 World Championships
70 kg/154 lbs. – Nick Marable, Morgantown, W.V. (Sunkist Kids)
Vs. Akzurek Tantarov (Kazakhstan), 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, 10th in 2010 World Championships
86 kg/189 lbs. – Ed Ruth, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC)
Vs. Yusup Melejaev (Turkmenistan), 11th in 2014 Asian Championships
125 kg/275 lbs. – Tervel Dlagnev, Columbus, Ohio (Sunkist Kids/Ohio RTC)
Vs. Aleksandr Romanov (Moldova), 5th in 2014 World University Championships, 9th in 2013 European Championships