Cancelled because of challenges in getting visas for the Iranian team. Greco Roman at the Jacob Curby Cup- America vs. Iran

I’m all for the separation of state and sport. Just like the separation of church and state. Boycott’s only hurt the athletes that are training for an event. Most internatinal sport brings people together.
At Chicago, Ill, June 27

Event Schedule

9:00 a.m. – Illinois freestyle women’s wrestling.
10:00 a.m. – Beat the Streets-Chicago and Beat the Streets-Indianapolis youth matches
12:00 noon – U.S. Olympic Education Center – NMU vs. Illinois Greco-Roman All-Star Team
2:00 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies begin at 2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – USA vs. Iran Greco-Roman Dual Meet

USA Curby Cup lineup
59 kg/130 lbs. – Spenser Mango, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Bryce Saddoris, Camp LeJeune, N.C. (U.S. Marines)
71 kg/156 lbs. – Justin Lester, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
75 kg/165 lbs. – Andy Bisek, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Minnesota Storm)
80 kg/176 lbs. – Patrick Martinez, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
85 kg/187 lbs. – Jordan Holm, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)
98 kg/216 lbs. – Caylor Williams, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
130 kg/286 lbs. – Robby Smith, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC)

Iran Curby Cup lineup
59 kg/130 lbs. – Hamid Soryan
59 kg/130 lbs. – Mohammad Nourbakh
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Mohammad Ali Garaei
71 kg/156 lbs. – Ramin Taheri
75 kg/165 lbs. – Afshin Byabangard
80 kg/176 lbs. – Payam Boyeri
85 kg/187 lbs. – Habibollah Akhlaghi
98 kg/216 lbs. – Mehdi Aliyari
130 kg/286 lbs. – Bashir Babajanzadeh

NMU – USOTS vs. Illinois All-Stars
59 kg/130 lbs. – Alec Noa, Lombard, Ill. (USOTS) vs. Max Nowry, Wheeling, Ill. (IL All-Stars)
65 kg/143 lbs. – Travis Rice, Washington, Ill. (USOTS) vs. Chris Dardanes, Oak Park, Ill. (IL All-Stars)
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Austin Morrow, Wenatchee, Wash. (USOTS) vs. Nick Dardanes, Oak Park, Ill. (IL All-Stars)
75 kg/165 lbs. – Jake Fisher, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)* vs. TBA
85 kg/187 lbs. – Khymba Johnson, Sacramento, Calif. (USOTS) vs. Joe Rau, Chicago, Ill. (IL All-Stars)
85 kg/187 lbs. – Brandon Marshall, Keystone Hts., Fla. (USOTS) vs. Mark Stenberg, Lockport, Ill. (IL All-Stars)
105 kg/231 lbs. – Orry Elor, Walnut Creek, Calif. (USOTS) vs Pete Kowalczuk, Oak Park, Ill. (IL All-Stars)
*Note – Fisher is a graduate of the NMU-USOTS program.
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