2008 Archive

PICTURES
2008 VETERANS US NATIONALS

LAS VEGAS
April 23-26, 2008

More Pictures in process…check back later

Latest Information


John Hughes

National Champion, John Hughes sent alon a nice article from a Peoria newspaper.

Read Article

Euro Contact

Received an e-mail from Tom Moors in Belgium asking to post their club information:

SPORTING IVRI
Veteran greco-roman wrestling
131 Gentstraat
9041 Ghent, BELGIUM (EUROPE)
contact: tom.moors1@telenet.be


2007 Euro Championships Video

These links were posted on theMat.com.

Greco-Roman Euro Championships
Freestyle Euro Championships
Womens Freestyle Euro Championships


2004 US Nationals – Brock Pekin Lift

This one is worth sharing, I’ve posted it before and it’s in the Gallery. Brock is a UC Davis
grad, this was his first Nationals, prior to going he’d only wrestled Freestyle in two local
meets. He drew Sanderson his first match, and done well, but obviously lost (a hell of a
way to break in).  So he decided to try some of the Greco we’d been throwing at him. Remember this is a Freestyle match.

Brock Pekin Lift


Carson Gainey

Carson sent in some pictures of a recent “Cage Fight” he won.

Pat Ratkovich

Pat sent in some pictures from the 2006 and 2005 US Nationals FOLKSTYLE.

Click Here


Mike Porcelli

Nice Article with Mike Porcelli and Russ Cozart.

Click Here 


AWESOME
VIDEO

2003 World Team Trials 1

2003 World Team Trials 2

2003 World Team Trials 3

Dietrich Sups Chris Taylor

Updating Veterans Directory

I’m in the process of updating the Veterans Directory.  Click on a name in the list to send
an e-mail.  If you need to change/add your information or don’t appear in the list and want
to add your name send  the information to:  Webmaster Veterans Wrestling Home Page

Go to the Veterans Directory

Veterans National
and World Championships

Veterans Freestyle
World Wrestling Championships

  • 2008 – 17th – Perm, Russia (September 23-28, 2008)

  • 2007 – 16th – Istanbul, Turkey (August 3 – 5, 2007)

  • 2006 – 15th – Riga, Latvia  (August 4- 6, 2006)

  • 2005 – 14th – Tehran (August 31-September 4, 2005)

  • 2004 – 13th – Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic (September 10-12, 2004)

  • 2003 – 12 th – Budapest, Hungary (July 31 – August 3, 2003)

  • 2002 – 11th – Tehran, Iran (August 17-18)

  • 2001 – 10th – Martigny, Switzerland (August 16)

  • 2000 – 9th – Frieburg, Germany 

  • 1999 – 8th – Bucharest, Romania (September 2-5)

  • 1998 – 7th – Bordeaux, France (July 16-18)?

  • 1997 – 6th – Martingy, Switzerland

  • 1996 – 5th – Varna, Bulgaria

  • 1995 – 4th – Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 1994 – 3rd – Rome, Italy (April 6 – 7, 1994)

  • 1993 – 2nd – Toronto, Canada

  • 1992 – 1st – Cali Colombia


Veterans Greco-Roman
World Wrestling Championships

  • 2008 – 10th – Perm, Russia (September 23-28, 2008)

  • 2007 – 9th – Szombathely, Hungary (August 31-September 2, 2007)

  • 2006 – 8th – Riga, Latvia (September 8-10, 2006)
  • 2005 – 7th – Belgrade, Serbia-Montenegro (July 22-24, 2005)
  • 2004 – 6th – Seinajoki, Finland (September 23-26, 2004)
  • 2003 – 5th – Odessa, Ukraine

  • 2002 – 4th – Zagreb, Croatia

  • 2001 – 3rd – Budapest, Hungary (August 10, 2001)

  • 2000 – 2nd – Perm, Russia

  • 1999 – 1st – Bucharest, Romania


Veterans
US National Wrestling Championships

Year    FS    GR    FK    Beach
2008 Las  Vegas, NV Las  Vegas, NV Cedar Falls, IA TBD
2007  Las  Vegas, NV Las  Vegas, NV Cedar Falls, IA TBD
2006 Las  Vegas, NV Las  Vegas, NV Cedar Falls, IA Singer Island, FL
2005 New Orleans, LA New Orleans, LA Cedar Falls, IA
2004 Las  Vegas, NV Las  Vegas, NV Cedar Falls, IA
2003 Las  Vegas, NV Las  Vegas, NV
2002 Las  Vegas, NV
2001 Las  Vegas, NV
2000 Las  Vegas, NV
1999 Seattle, WA
1998 Waterloo, IA
1997 Las Vegas, NV


List of USA World Champions

1992 – Cali Colombia, Freestyle

1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

1st – Curt Shearer, Clayton, New Jersey, USA

1st – Joe Corso, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

1st – Lou LazzariCliffside Park, New Jersey, USA

1st – Shizard Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA

1993 – Toronto, Canada, Freestyle

1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

1st – John Hatupee, Hillside, Michigan, USA
1st – John Bennet, Williamtac, Connecticut, USA
1st – Don Behm, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
1st – Dave Auble, Ithica, New York, USA
1994 – Rome, Italy, Freestyle
1st – Jeff Callard, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
1st – Ray Sapp, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

1st – Edward Dawkins, Winters, California, USA

1st – Randy Miller, Coral Springs, Florida, USA
1995 – Sophia, Bulgaria, Freestyle

1st – Ed Dawkins, Cliffside Park, New Jersey, USA

1st – Mansour Hornavar, Winters, California, USA
1996 – Varna, Bulgaria, Freestyle
No Champions
1997 – Martigny, Switzerland, Freestyle

1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

1st – Shizard Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA
1998 – Bordeaux, France, Freestyle

1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

1st – Glenn Clark, St. Johns, Newfundland, USA Citizen
1st – Dave Mills, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

1st – Shizard Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA

1999 – Bucharest, Romania, Freestyle
1st – Scott Naylor, Dallastown, Pennsylvania, USA
1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon Florida, USA
1999 – Bucharest, Romania, Greco Roman
Incomplete records.
2000 – Frieburg, Germany, Freestyle

1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon Florida, USA

1st –  Dwain Burkholder, Woodland Park, Colorado, USA
1st –  Dan Chaid, San Jose, California, USA
2000 – Perm, Russia, Greco Roman
Incomplete records.
2001 – Martigny, Switzerland, Freestyle

1st –  Dan Chaid, San Jose, California, USA

1st –  Brad Swartz, Seattle, Washington, USA
1st –  Csaba Brakoczy, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
2001 – Budapest, Hungary, Greco Roman
Incomplete records.
2002 – Tehran, Iran, Freestyle
No USA Champions.
2002 – Zagreb, Croatia, Greco Roman
Incomplete Records.
2003 – Budapest, Hungary, Freestyle

1st –  Dwain Burkholder, Woodland Park, Colorado, USA

1st –  Joe Podraza, NYC, New York, USA
1st –  Don Apodaca, California, USA
1st –  Bob Anderson, California, USA
2003 – Odessa, Ukraine, Greco Roman
Incomplete Records.
2004 – Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Freestyle

1st –  Brad Swartz, Seattle, Washington, USA

1st –  Dale Porcher, Miami, Florida, USA
1st –  Shirzad Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA
1st –  Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA
1st –  Jack Hornbuckle, Poteau, Oklahoma, USA
1st –  Gordon Connell, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
2004 – Seinajoki, Finland, Greco Roman
No USA Champions.
2005 – Tehran, Iran, Freestyle
No USA Champions.
2005 – Belgrade, Serbia-Montenegro, Greco Roman
No USA Champions.
2006 – Riga, Latvia, Freestyle
No USA Champions.
2006 – Riga, Latvia, Greco Roman
No USA Champions.
2007 – Istanbul, Turkey, Freestyle
1st – Ron Cole, Auburn, Washington, USA
1st – Roye Oliver, Oceanside, California, USA
2007 – Szombathely, Hungary, Greco Roman
No USA Champions.
2008 – Freestyle
1st – Gerald Ponce, Antioch, California, USA
2008 – Greco Roman
No USA Champions.


2008

2008 Veterans Wrestling National Champions

In 2008, the Veterans 11th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships and the
Veterans 6th Greco-Roman Wrestling National Championships were held in
Las Vegas, Nevada. The Veterans 5th Folkstyle National Championships was
also held in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  The following is a list of the Veteran National
Champions from those tournaments.

Under Construction

Folkstyle
Cedar Falls, IA
April, 2007

Division A
58kg – Dj Rainey
63kg – Not Contested
69kg – Not Contested
76kg – Kelly Madden
85kg – Noah Glenn
97kg – Nicholas Maffey
130kg – Joey Chyma

Division B
58kg – Not Contested
63kg – Chad Shilson
69kg – Jeff Van Maanen
76kg – Leland Foster
85kg – Michael Kelly
97kg – Octavius Bellamy
130kg – John Williams

Division C
58kg – Not Contested
63kg – Rob Porter
69kg – Anibal Nieves
76kg – Kelly Mcgovern
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – Robert Lindsay
130kg – Wes Boehm

Division D
58kg – Michael Osborne
63kg – Mark Levasseur
69kg – Dexter Carpenter
76kg – Not Contested
85kg – Lee Fish
97kg – Dave Wadsworth
130kg – Michael Cain

Division E
58kg – Peter Schumacher
63kg – Jack Hornbuckle
69kg – Willy Kostenborder
76kg – Not Contested
85kg – Garry Price
97kg – Joe Reasbeck
130kg – Not Contested

 

Greco- Roman
Las Vegas, NV
April 23, 2007

Division A
58kg – Not Contested
63kg – Rusty Marchello
69kg – Jason French
76kg – Not Contested
85kg – Not Contested
97kg – Ben Mccrillis
130kg – Lee Gilford

Division B
58kg – Joe Dansby
63kg – Chad Shilson
69kg – Richard Weissinger
76kg – Willy Knight
85kg – Rodney Fisher
97kg – Antoni Walters
130kg – Tyrone Abercrombie

Division C
58kg – Not Contested
63kg – Rob Porter
69kg – Steve Horton
76kg – Michael Robinson
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – Dan Chaid
130kg – James Phills

Division D
58kg – Ray “Mac” Pigott
63kg – Joseph Coletta
69kg – Dave Sauer
76kg – Kirby Keith
85kg – Gregg Stensgard
97kg – Michael Paquette
130kg – Michael Cain

Division E
58kg – Clifford Ray
63kg – Steve Barkman
69kg – Merl Lensing
76kg – Kenneth Peters
85kg – Not Contested
97kg – William Kalivas
130kg – Gerald Ponce

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV
April 24-25, 2007

Division A
58kg – DJ Rainey
63kg – Daniel Jacobs
69kg – Jason French
76kg – Brent Wright
85kg – Todd Prace
97kg – Chris Feist
130kg – Lee Gilford

Division B
58kg – Michael Tuck
63kg – Shane Rosselle
69kg – Rudy Dizon
76kg – Brad Lawler
85kg – Rodney Fisher
97kg – Ramon Diaz
130kg – George Porter

Division C
58kg – Rob Porter
63kg – Not Contested
69kg – Anibal Nieves
76kg – Kevin Pne
85kg – Michael Farrell
97kg – Dan Chaid
130kg – James Phills

Division D
58kg – Ray “Mac” Pigott
63kg – Joseph Coletta
69kg – Carl Mangrum
76kg – Mark Black
85kg – Bryan Sonntag
97kg – Michael Pacquette
130kg – Michael Cain

Division E
58kg – Clifford Ray
63kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – John Hughes
76kg – Kenneth Peters
85kg – Peter Hagg
97kg – William Kalivas
130kg – Gerald Ponce


2007

2007 Veterans 16th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Istanbul, Turkey from August 3 – 5, 2007
)

USA Gold Medallists
2007 Freestyle World Champions Ron Cole and Roye Oliver

USA Vets Team:

  • 2 WORLD CHAMPIONS

  • 1 SILVER MEDALLIST

  • 4 BRONZE MEDALLISTS

Ron Cole from Auburn, Washington and Roye Oliver from Oceanside, California
are two great wrestlers, advocates, and ambassadors of wrestling.  

Ron’s an Icon in the Vets ranks…search the archives and you’ll find his name in just
about every aspect of Vets wrestling.  Nice job Ron.

Roye coaches at one of Fallbrook HS in the San Diego area, and wrestles out of the
No Mercy School of Wrestling…He’s been involved as coach and wrestler for our
National, World, and Olympic teams for decades…It’s great to see one of our local
San Diego Wrestlers bring home the Gold.  Roye, you’ll have to bring the Gold to
Otay Ranch on the 15th…

Congrats to our new World Champions and all the other medallists and participants.

  • Friday August 3rd – Div B&E
    RON HUGHES (E-97kg), DON APODACA (E-85kg) IN SEMI FINALS
    Ron Cole – Gold , Shirzad Ahmadi – Bronze, Don Apodaca –  Bronze
    Great Job, 3 Medals in 5 weights wrestled!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Saturday – August 4th – Div C&D
    Roye Oliver – Gold, Brad Swartz – Silver, Steve Barkman – Bronze,
    Mark Black – Bronze

  • Sunday – August 5th – Div A
    No Medallists

Links to 2007 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling World Championship Results

Silverbacks Coverage – Complete 2007 FS Worlds Results

CLICK HERE for WORLD FREESTYLE WEBSITE

USAW Article on Vets World Freestyle Competition

Division A

  • 58 kg/127.75 lbs. – Robert Jackson, Weaverville, N.C.
    5th Place

  • 69 kg/152 lbs. – John Short, Ogema. Minn.
    8th Place

  • 97 kg/213.75 lbs.  – Ben McCrillis, Westbrook, Maine
    10th Place

Division B (FINAL)

  • No USA Entrants.

Division C

  • 76 kg/167.5 lbs. – Brad Swartz, Auburn, Wash.
    SLIVER MEDAL

  • 130 kg/286 lbs. – Jim Phils, Stanford, Calif.
    5th Place

Division D

  • 63 kg/138.75 lbs – Steve Barkman, Bloomsbury, N.J.
    BRONZE MEDAL

  • 69 kg/152 lbs. – Craig Johnson, Broomfield, Colo.
    8th Place

  • 76 kg/167.5 lbs. – Mark Black, Santa Monica, Calif.
    BRONZE MEDAL

  • 85 kg/187.25 lbs. – Roye Oliver, Oceanside, Calif.
    GOLD MEDAL – WORLD CHAMPION

Division E (FINAL)

  • 63 kg/138.75 lbs – Shirzad Ahmadi, Coventry, Conn.
    BRONZE MEDAL

  • 63 kg/138.75 lbs – Gerald Silva
    Finished 5th

  • 69 kg/152 lbs. – James Lucas, Santa Cruz, Calif.
    Finished 9th

  • 69 kg/152 lbs. – James Butcher, Richmond, Va.
    DNP in top 10

  • 76 kg/167.5 lbs.(was listed as 85 kg/187.25 lbs) – Kenneth Peters,
    Elmhurst, Ill.
    DNP in top 10

  • 85 kg/187.25 lbs.(was listed as 97 kg/213.75 lbs.) – Donald Apodaca,
    Huntington Beach,
     Calif.
    BRONZE MEDAL

  • 97 kg/213.75 lbs. – Ron Cole, Auburn, Wash.
    GOLD MEDAL – WORLD CHAMPION

    • 2007 Information: http://www.fila-wrestling.com/download07/cmvetll07.pdf

  • 2007 Veterans 16th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from August 3 – 5, 2007.


2007 Veterans 9th Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(
Szombathely, Hungary –  August 31-September 2, 2007)
2007 Information: http://www.fila-wrestling.com/download07/cmvetgr07.pdf

  • 2007 Veterans 9th Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships were held in Szombathely, Hungary from August 31-September 2, 2007.

  • Division A

    • No USA Entrants

    Division B

    • 85 kg/187.25 lbs. – Jeff Anderson, USA
      10th Place

    Division C

    • No USA Entrants

    Division D

    • 85 kg/187.25 lbs. – Stephen Contarino, USA
      6th Place

    • 85 kg/187.25 lbs. – Sarkis Demenjian, USA
      BRONZE MEDALLIST

    • 130 kg/286 lbs. – Ray Lofti, USA
      4th Place

    Division E

    • 63 kg/138.75 lbs – Ron Engle, USA
      6th Place

Links to 2007 Veterans Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championship Results
CLICK HERE for WORLD GRECO-ROMAN WEBSITE


2007 Veterans Wrestling National Champions

In 2007, the Veterans 10th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships and the
Veterans 5th Greco-Roman Wrestling National Championships were held in
Las Vegas, Nevada. The Veterans 4th Folkstyle National Championships was
also held in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  The following is a list of the Veteran National
Champions from those tournaments.

Folkstyle
Cedar Falls, IA
April 1, 2007

Division A
128 – uncontested
139 – Jerry Ingalls
152 – Liston Brown
168 – Michael Kelly
188 – uncontested
215 – Eric Robinson
287 – Joey Chyma

Division B 
128 – uncontested
139 – uncontested
152 – Kevin Bird
168 – JT Petty
188 – Kelly Mcgovern
215 – Mike Farrell
287 – Joe Spivak

Division C 
128 – Charles Knox
139 – Jon Silver
152 – Dexter Carpenter
168 – uncontested
188 – Lee Fish
215 – Dan Coon
287 – Tim Stapleton

Division D
128 – uncontested
139 – uncontested
152 – Mike Zorick
168 – Randy Sulaver
188 – Michael Cordes
215 – Joe Reasbeck
287 – Mark Dulgarian

 

Greco- Roman
Las Vegas, NV
April 4, 2007

Division A
58kg – uncontested
63kg – uncontested
69kg – Kalhor Fadaiekalhor
76kg – uncontested
85kg – Sarkis Cholakyan
97kg – Ben McCrillis
130kg – Khoren Papoyan

Division B
58kg – Michael Tuck
63kg – David Norwick
69kg – Jeff Mustari
76kg – Kevin Pine
85kg – Rodney Fisher
97kg – Ramon Diaz
130kg – Tyrone Abercrombie

Division C
58kg – Mark Levasseur
63kg – Randy Geiger
69kg – Ronald Hughes
76kg – Steve Horton
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – James Kiernan
130kg – Tom Handrick

Division D
58kg – Kevin Ida
63kg – Jon Silver
69kg – uncontested
76kg – Bruce Moe
85kg – uncontested
97kg – Sarkis Dermenjian
130kg – Ray Lotfi

Division E
58kg – uncontested
63kg – George Bancroft III
69kg – Jim Lucas
76kg – Kenneth Peters
85kg – John Matthews
97kg – Robert Musante
130kg – Rex Febus

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV
April 5-6, 2007

Division A
58kg – uncontested
63kg – uncontested
69kg – KC Rock
76kg – Luke Santos
85kg – Matthieu Burkett-erice
97kg – Ben Mccrillis
130kg – Matt Hoover

Division B
58kg – Michael Tuck
63kg – David Nowick
69kg – John Short
76kg – Michael Kelly
85kg – Matthew Ciccarello
97kg – Mark Mireles
130kg – Tyrone Abercrombie

Division C
58kg – Mark Levasseur
63kg – Robert Wimberley
69kg – Anibal Nieves
76kg – JT Petty
85kg – Brad Swartz
97kg – Mike Farrell
130kg – James Phils

Division D
58kg – Frank Clementi
63kg – Steve Barkman
69kg – J.D. Hawkins
76kg – Bruce Moe
85kg – Roye Oliver
97kg – Michael Paquette
130kg – Assadollah Mohmmadi

Division E
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – Jim Lucas
76kg – Fred Jahad
85kg – John Matthews
97kg – Robert Musante
130kg – Rex Febus


2006

2006 Veterans 15th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships
(Riga, Latvia –  August 4- 6, 2006)

  • (Complete Results) The 2006 Veterans 15th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships were held in Riga, Latvia from August 4-6, 2006.

2006 Veterans Freestyle World Championships – Riga, Latvia

Complete Freestyle Results

SILVER MEDALISTS

  • Shirzad AhmadiCoventry, Conn – 63 kg/138.75 lbs. in Div. E 

BRONZE MEDALISTS

  • Ronald HughesHollister, Calif. – 69 kg/152 lbs. in Div. B

  • Gerald SilvaMechanicsburg, Pa. – 63 kg/138.75 lbs. in Div. D (Tie)

  • Jim LucasSanta Cruz, Calif. – 63 kg/138.75 lbs. in Div. D (Tie)

  • Steve HartArvada, Colo. – 58 kg. in Div. D

5TH PLACE

  • Kenneth Petersof Elmhurst, Ill. – 85 kg/187.5 lbs. in Div. E.

  • Timothy BodaBaldwinsville, N.Y. will compete at 63 kg/138.75 lbs. in Div. B

7TH PLACE

  • Craig Johnson69 kg/152 lbs. in Div. D


2006 Veterans 8th Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships
(Riga, Latvia –  September 8-10, 2006)

2006 Veterans Greco-Roman World Championships – Riga, Latvia

Greco-Roman Results  

SILVER MEDALISTS

  • Sarkis Dermenijan – 76 kg/167.5 lbs. in Div. D 

6TH PLACE

  • Ronald HughesHollister, Calif. – 69 kg/152 lbs. in Div. B

  • Mansour Honovar85 kg/152 lbs. in Div. D

  • Mansour Honovar69 kg/187.5 lbs. in Div. E


2006 Veterans Wrestling National Champions

In 2006, the Veterans 9th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships and
the Veterans 4th Greco-Roman Wrestling National Championships were held
in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Veterans 3rd Folkstyle National Championships was
also held in Cedar Falls, Iowa. And the first US National Beach Wrestling Tournament
was held in Singer Island, Florida.  The following is a list of the Veteran National
Champions from those tournaments.

Folkstyle
Cedar Falls, IA
April 2006

Division A
128 – Jason Goldman
139 – Scott Thurber
168 – Michael Kelly
188 – Roy Reyes
215 – Joey Chyma

Division B
139 – Bobby Jon Bauman
152- Mike Jozwowski
168 – Sean Poston
188 – Anthony Porcelli
215 – John Richter
Hwt. – Steve Nohns

Division C
128 – Mark LeVasseur
139 – Steve Hart
152 – J.D. Hawkins
168 – 
Bruce Moe
188 – Mark Morgan
215 – Mike Fletchall
Hwt. – David Ullom

Division D 
168 – Pat Ancil
188 – Michael Cordes
Hwt. – Mark Dulgarian

 

Greco- Roman
Las Vegas, NV
April 2006

Division A
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Dave Nowick
69kg – Marco Sanchez
76kg – Kevin Pine
85kg – Milko Mejia
97kg – Ronald Ayers
130kg – uncontested

Division B
58kg – uncontested
63kg – uncontested
69kg – Ronald Hughes
76kg – Darryl Johnson
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – Richard Wilson
130kg – James Demos

Division C
58kg – Mark Levasseur
63kg – uncontested
69kg – Robbert Wijtman
76kg – Bruce Moe
85kg – Tony Macedo
97kg – James Shrader
130kg – Douglas Reese

Division D
58kg – Kevin Ida
63kg – Steve Hart
69kg – J.D. Hawkins
76kg – uncontested
85kg – Sarkis Dermenjian
97kg – uncontested
130kg – Brad Rehor

Division E
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Aleksandr Kushnirov
69kg – Boris Parkhomovsky
76kg – Charles Hotcaveg
85kg – Donald Apodaca
97kg – uncontested
130kg – Gerald Ponce

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV
April 2006

Division A
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Dave Nowick
69kg – Marco Sanchez
76kg – Kevin Pine
85kg – Matt Johnson
97kg – Dave Malecek
130kg – Gary Ringenberg

Division B
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Randy Geiger
69kg – Ronald Hughes
76kg – Charlie Lucas
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – Mark Tracey
130kg – James Demos

Division C
58kg – Mark Levasseur
63kg – uncontested
69kg – Robert Wimberley
76kg – Steve Morris
85kg – Brad Swartz
97kg – Larry Robertson
130kg – Douglas Reese

Division D
58kg – Kevin Ida
63kg – Jim Lucas
69kg – J.D. Hawkins
76kg – Jonny Akins
85kg – Sarkis Dermenjian
97kg – David Rottenberg
130kg – Brad Rehor

Division E
58kg – Tommy Reyna
63kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – Jim Baron
76kg – Wayne Boyd
85kg – Richard Pollock
97kg – Joe Tice
130kg – Gerald Ponce

Beach Wrestling
Singer Island, FL
August 2006

Veterans
136
 – Stephen Biedrycki 

Veterans 
162
 – Scott Sodergren 

Veterans
223 
– Robin Franze


2005

2005 Veterans 14th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Tehran – August 31-September 4, 2005)

  • (Complete ResultsJust got some great news from Gary Price, Shirzad Ahmadi was able to compete and finished 2nd.  Congratulations Shirzad.

  • No Champions.

Freestyle Wrestling Results in Farsi
www.iwnagency.com

Freestyle Wrestling Results
http://www.fila-wrestling.com/download/vfs05.pdf

Tehran – 2005 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling World Championships Information
http://www.fila-wrestling.com/downloads/wchvetll_iri.pdf


2005 Veteran’s 7th Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results 

(Belgrade, Serbia-Montenegro from July 22-24, 2005)

Congratulations to the Vets who competed in the 7th Veterans Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia-Montenegro from July 22-24, 2005.

2005 Veterans Greco-Roman World Championships
Jeff Anderson, Ron Hughes, Stephen Contarino

US Participants:

  • Ron Hughes – Silver Medal at 63 kg in Division B

  • Jefferey Anderson – 5th place at 85 kg in Division A

  • Stephen Contarino – 5th place at 85 kg in Division D

All three are US National Champions in Greco-Roman Wrestling and have competed in the World championships before.  Ron was the only USA Gold Medallist from 2004.

Greco-Roman Wrestling Results
http://www.wrestling.org.yu/

Belgrade – Website
http://www.jrsgr.yu/

Belgrade – 2005 Veterans Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships Information
http://www.fila-wrestling.com/downloads/wchvetgr_scg.pdf


2005 Veterans Wrestling National Champions

In 2005, the Veterans 8th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships and the
Veterans 3rd Greco-Roman Wrestling National Championships were held in
New Orleans, Louisiana. The Veterans 2nd Folkstyle National Championships
was also held in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The following is a list of the National Champions
from those tournaments.

2005 Vets Folkstyle US Nationals – Cedar Falls

Folkstyle
Cedar Falls, IA
April 1-3, 2005

Division A (1968-75)
168 lbs – Michael Kelly
188 lbs – Rodney Bolden
214 lbs – Jeff Donovan
287 lbs – Brian Schmitt

Division B (1960-67)

139 lbs – Robert Porter
152 lbs – Mike Jozwowzki
168 lbs – Pat Ratkovich
188 lbs – Anthony Porcelli
214 lbs – John Richter
287 lbs – Keith Warhime

Division C (1952-59)
128 lbs – Mark LaVasseur
139 lbs – Jon Silver
152 lbs – Warren Howard
168 lbs – Bruce Moe
188 lbs – Jim Langstraat
214 lbs – Dave Wadsworth
287 lbs – Dave Ullom 

Division D (1951 & Before)
152 lbs – Mike Zorick
168 lbs – Pat Ancil
188 lbs – David Hartman
214 lbs – Steve Sanders

 

Greco- Roman
New Orleans, LA
April 8-9, 2005

Division A
58kg – Darren Petty
63kg – Dave Nowick
69kg – uncontested
76kg – uncontested
85kg – Jeff Anderson
97kg – Mark Mirales
130kg – uncontested

Division B
58kg – Clinton Brooks
63kg – Don Horning
69kg – Ronald Hughes
76kg – Russ Schenk
85kg – Curtis Nelson
97kg – Steven Goss
130kg – uncontested

Division C
58kg – Mark LeVasseur
63kg – Larrick Johnson
69kg – Gogi Parseghian
76kg – Tony Koures
85kg – Staff Polk
97kg – Tim Rock
130kg – uncontested

Division D
58kg – Steve Hart
63kg – Peter Zurflieh
69kg – John Bennett
76kg – uncontested
85kg – Steve Contarino
97kg – Ronald Alan Cole
130kg – Gerald Ponce

Division E
58kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
63kg – uncontested
69kg – Boris Parkhomovsky
76kg – Joe Aiken
85kg – Donald Apodaca
97kg – Joe Rensbeck
130kg – uncontested

Freestyle
New Orleans, LA
April 8-9, 2005

Division A
58kg – Carlos Bertot
63kg – Rob Porter
69kg – Anibal Nieves
76kg – uncontested
85kg – Jeff Anderson
97kg – uncontested
130kg – uncontested

Division B
58kg – Clinton Brooks
63kg – Don Horning
69kg – Ronald Hughes
76kg – Russ Schenk
85kg – Steve Smith
97kg – Mark Tracey
130kg – uncontested

Division C
58kg – Mark LaVassuer
63kg – Larrick Johnson
69kg – Gogi Parseghian
76kg – Richard Moore
85kg – Staff Polk
97kg – Bruce Hulme
130kg – uncontested

Division D
58kg – Steve Hart
63kg – Peter Zurflieh
69kg – Jim Lucas
76kg – David East
85kg – Tony Peraza
97kg – Ronald Alan Cole
130kg – Gerald Ponce

Division E
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – Jim Baron
76kg – James Butcher
85kg – Donald Apodaca
97kg – Joe Rensbeck
130kg –  uncontested


2004

2004 Veterans 13th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic –  September 10-12, 2004)

  • (Complete Results2004 Veterans 13th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Hradec Kralove in the Czech Republic on September 10-12, 2004.

  • 1st –  Brad Swartz, Seattle, Washington, USA

  • 1st –  Dale Porcher, Miami, Florida, USA

  • 1st –  Shirzad Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA

  • 1st –  Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 1st –  Jack Hornbuckle, Poteau, Oklahoma, USA

  • 1st –  Gordon Connell, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Links to 2004 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling World Championship Results
www.czech-wrestling.cz


2004 Veterans 6th Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Seinajoki, Finland –  September 23-26, 2004)

2004 Veterans Greco-Roman World Championships

  • (Results) 2004 Veterans Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships was
    held in Seinajoki, Finland on September 23-26, 2004.

Links to 2004 Veterans Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championship Results
www.seinajoenpaini-miehet.fi

or

Links to 2004 Veterans Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championship Results
www.painiliitto.net


2004 Veterans Wrestling National Champions

In 2004, the Veterans 7th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships and the
Veterans 2nd Greco-Roman Wrestling National Championships were held in
Las Vegas, Nevada. The Veterans 1st Folkstyle National Championships was
also held in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The following is a list of the National Champions
from those tournaments.

2004 Veterans Greco-Roman and Freestyle US Nationals – Las Vegas
Jim Richardson 

Folkstyle
Cedar Falls, IA
April 2-4

Division A
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Keith Johnson
69kg – David Ackerman
76kg – Michael Kelly
85kg – Jeff Anderson
97kg – Chris Gilliam
130kg – John Lame

Division B
58kg – Mark LaVasseur
63kg – Jamey Kasser
69kg – Peter Mankowich
76kg – Mark Morgan
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – Wes Roper
130kg – Keith Curtis
130kg – Bob Henig

Division C
58kg – uncontested
63kg – uncontested
69kg – Russ Cozart
76kg – Brad Smith
85kg – David Hartman
97kg – Dave Wadsworthy
130kg – uncontested

Division D
58kg – uncontested
63kg – John Bartello
69kg – uncontested
76kg – uncontested
85kg – uncontested
97kg – uncontested
130kg – Dan Thomas

 

Greco- Roman
Las Vegas, NV
April 7

Division A
58kg – Darren Petty
63kg – Pat Higa
69kg – J.T. Petty
76kg – Murray Crews
85kg – Rodney Fischer
97kg – Mark Mireles
130kg – Jim Richardson

Division B
58kg – Mark LeVasseur
63kg – Jamey Kasser
69kg – Greg Robbins
76kg – Nick Dougherty
85kg – Anthony Porcelli
97kg – Steven Goss
130kg – Kevin Donofrio

Division C
58kg – uncontested
63kg – Paul Herder
69kg – J.D. Hawkins
76kg – Sarkis Dermenjian
85kg – Tony Peraza
97kg – Michael Puckett
130kg – uncontested

Division D
58kg – Ed Knecht
63kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – Russ Cozart
76kg – uncontested
85kg – Mark Black
97kg – Jack Nutter
130kg – Bruce Quinn

Division E
58kg – Melvin Cooper
63kg – Jack Hornbuckle
69kg – Kevin Martin
76kg – Barry Joe Aiken
85kg – Donald Apodaca
97kg – Joe Reasback
130kg – Bob Anderson

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV
April 8-9

Division A
58kg – Darren Petty
63kg – Dave Range
69kg – John Mesenbrink
76kg – Steve Horton
85kg – Matt Johnson
97kg – Hassan Dushani
130kg – Jim Richardson

Division B
58kg – Tom Olson
63kg – Jamey Kasser
69kg – Ronald Hughes
76kg – Lewis Sondergroth
85kg – Brad Swartz
97kg – Eric Harmon
130kg – Kevin Donofrio

Division C
58kg – Steve Turgeon
63kg – Paul Herder
69kg – J.D. Hawkins
76kg – Brian Surage
85kg – Roy Oliver
97kg – Mike Timen
130kg – uncontested

Division D
58kg – Ed Knecht
63kg – Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – Russ Cozart
76kg – Paul LeBlanc
85kg – Mark Black
97kg – Jack Nutter
130kg – Gerald Ponce

Division E
58kg – Dale Irwin
63kg – Jack Hornbuckle
69kg – Wayne Boyd
76kg – James Butcher
85kg – Donald Apodaca
97kg – Joe Reasbeck
130kg – Bob Anderson


 

2003

2003 Veterans 12th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Budapest, Hungary from July 31 – August 3, 2003)

  • (Complete Results2003 Veterans 12th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships was held in Budapest, Hungary from July 31 – August 3, 2003.

  • 1st –  Dwain Burkholder, Woodland Park, Colorado, USA

  • 1st –  Joe Podraza, NYC, New York, USA

  • 1st –  Don Apodaca, California, USA

  • 1st –  Bob Anderson, California, USA


2003 Veterans 5th Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Odessa, Ukraine –  August 15-17, 2003)

  • (Results) 2003 Veterans 5th Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships was held in Odessa, Ukraine from August 15-17, 2003.


2003 Veterans Wrestling National Champions

In 2003, the Veterans 7th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships and the
Veterans 1st Greco-Roman Wrestling National Championships were held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following is a list of the National Champions from those tournaments.

Greco- Roman
Las Vegas, NV
May 7-9

Division A (35-40)
58kg – 
Darren Goldstein
63kg – 
Patrick Higa
69kg – 
Ronald Hughes
76kg – 
Steve Horton
85kg – 
Scott Bohlken
97kg – 
Wayne Purtell
130kg – 
Jim Richardson

Division B (40-45)
58kg – 
Mark LeVasseur
63kg – 
Brad Gustafson
69kg – 
Mike Mann
76kg – 
Murray Lee Crews
85kg – 
Curtis Nelson
97kg – 
Mitchell Robert
130kg – 
Kevin Donofrio

Division C (46-50)
58kg – 
Mark Jordan
63kg – 
Paul Herder
69kg – 
Russ Cozart
76kg – 
Bruce Moe
85kg – 
Steve Conterino
97kg – 
Leonard Simon
130kg – 
David Eads

Division D (51-55)
58kg – 
Clifford Ray
63kg – 
Ronald Engel
69kg – 
Not Contested
76kg – 
Not Contested
85kg – 
John Matthews
97kg – 
Not Contested
130kg – 
Bruce Quinn

Division E (56+)
58kg – 
Not Contested
63kg – 
Not Contested
69kg – 
Boris Parkhomovsky
76kg – 
Gershon Horowitz
85kg – 
James Tanniehill
97kg – 
Not Contested
130kg – 
Larry Prosper

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV
May 7-9

Division A (35-40)
58kg – 
Darren Petty
63kg – 
Patrick Higg
69kg – 
Anibal Nieves
76kg – 
Kevine Pine
85kg – 
Jeff Anderson
97kg – 
Mark Mireles
130kg – 
Gary Ringenberg

Division B (40-45)
58kg – 
Ramie Mohlman
63kg – 
Brad Gustafson
69kg – 
Not Contested
76kg – 
Murray Lee Crews
85kg – 
Lewis Sondegroth
97kg – 
Jeff Henry
130kg – 
Daniel Chaid

Division C (46-50)
58kg – 
John Smithson
63kg – 
Paul Herder
69kg – 
Russ Cozart
76kg – 
Bruce Moe
85kg – 
Tony Peraza
97kg – 
Greg Ookorian
130kg – 
David Eads

Division D (51-55)
58kg – 
Clifford Ray
63kg – 
Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – 
John Bennett
76kg – 
Sergio Jemenez
85kg – 
John Matthews
97kg – 
Joseph Podraza
130kg – 
Gerald Ponce

Division E (56+)
58kg – 
Not Contested
63kg – 
Not Contested
69kg – 
Charles Hotcaveg
76kg – 
Wayne Eric Boyd
85kg – 
James Tannehill
97kg – 
Bob Anderson
130kg – 
Larry Prosper


2002

2002 Veterans 11th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Tehran, Iran from August 17 thru 18, 2002))

  • (Complete Results2002 Veterans 11th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Tehran, Iran from August 17 thru 18, 2002.

  • No Champions.


2002 Veterans 4th Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Zagreb, Croatia)

  • 2002 Veterans 4th Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships was held in
    Zagreb, Croatia.


2002 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling National Champions

In 2002, the Veterans 6th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships were held
in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following is a list of the National Champions from
that tournament.

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV

Division A (35-40)
58kg – 
Michael DeHart
63kg – 
Jamie Kasser
69kg – 
J.T.Petty
76kg – 
Kevin Pine
85kg – 
Jose Betancourt
97kg – 
Mark Mireles
130kg – 
Dan Chaid

Division B (41-45)
58kg – 
John Smithson
63kg – 
Robert Wimberley
69kg – 
David Harrison
76kg – 
Bruce Moe
85kg – 
Joe Solorto
97kg – 
Jeff Henry
130kg – 
Michael Van Hoyen

Division C (46-50)
58kg – 
Clifford Ray
63kg – 
Peter Zurflirh
69kg – 
Russ Cozart
76kg – 
Steve Morris
85kg – 
Antonio Peraza
97kg – 
William Roth
130kg – 
Jeff Henry
Division D (51-55)
58kg – 
Tommy Reyna
63kg – 
Shirazad Ahmadi
69kg – 
Cornea Cornel
76kg – 
Sergio Jemenez
85kg – 
Lamar Hudson
97kg – 
Ron Cole
130kg – 
Bruce Quinn
Division E (56+)
58kg – 
Not Contested
63kg – 
Not Contested
69kg – 
Charles Hotcaveg
76kg – 
Sonny Boyd
85kg – 
James Tanniehill
97kg – 
Joseph Reasbeck
130kg – 
Roger Oelson

2001

2001 Veterans 10th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Martigny, Switzerland)

  • (Complete Results2001 Veterans 10th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Martingy, Switzerland.

  • 2nd – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 1st – Csaba BarkoczyUSA

  • 1st –  Dan Chaid, San Jose, California, USA

  • 1st –  Brad Swartz, Seattle, Washington, USA


2001 Veterans 3rd Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Budapest, Hungary)

  • 2001 Veterans 3rd Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships was held
    in Budapest, Hungary.


2001 Veterans Wrestling National Champions
In 2001, the Veterans 5th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships were held
in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following is a list of the National Champions from
that tournament.

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV

Division A (35-40)
58kg – 
Michael Dehart
63kg – 
Rob Porter
69kg – 
J.T.Petty
76kg – 
Brad Christensen
85kg – 
Anthony Porcelli
97kg – 
Dan Chaid
130kg – 
Pete Porcelli

Division B (41-45)
58kg – 
Jack Wurster
63kg – 
Kevin Russell
69kg – 
Louie Lazzari
76kg – 
Kevin Hejnaz
85kg – 
Brad Swartz
97kg – 
Csaba Barkoczy
130kg – 
Eric Davies

Division C (46-50)
58kg – 
Peter Zurflieh
63kg – 
Frank Holloran
69kg – 
Russ Cozart
76kg – 
Sarkis Dermenjian
85kg – 
Lamar Hudson
97kg – 
Tom Hazell
130kg – 
Not Contested

Division D (51-55)
58kg – 
Tommy Reyna
63kg – 
Shirazad Ahmadi
69kg – 
Daniel Lincoln
76kg – 
Gordon Connell
85kg – 
Don Apodaca
97kg – 
Steve Wolfe
130kg – 
Larry Prosper

Division E (56+)
58kg – 
Melvin Cooper
63kg – 
Not Contested
69kg – 
Charles Hotcaveg
76kg – 
Not Contested
85kg – 
James Tanniehill
97kg – 
Glenn Clark
130kg – 
Not Contested

2000

2000 Veterans 9th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Frieburg, Germany)

  • (Complete Results2000 Veterans 9th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships was held in Frieburg, Germany.

  • 1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon Florida, USA

  • 1st –  Dan Chaid, San Jose, California, USA

  • 1st –  Dwain Burkholder, Woodland Park, Colorado, USA


2000 Veterans 2nd Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Perm, Russia)

  • (Results) 2000 Veterans 2nd Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships was held in Perm, Russia in 2000.


2000 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling National Champions
In 2000, the Veterans 4th Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships were held
in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following is a list of the National Champions from
that tournament.

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV

Division A (35-40)
58kg – 
Mike Dehart
63kg – 
Ronald Hughes
69kg – 
Jamie Wise
76kg – 
Ken Wharry
85kg – 
Brad Schwarz
97kg – 
Dan Chaid
130kg – 
Jim Nielsen

Division B (41-45)
58kg – 
Joe Gonzales
63kg – 
Don Stevens
69kg – 
Paul Hermann
76kg – 
Bruce Moe
85kg – 
Mike Mitrowski
97kg – 
Leonard Simon
130kg – 
Not Contested

Division C (46-50)
58kg – 
Randall Bogar
63kg – 
George Bancroft
69kg – 
Russ Cozart
76kg – 
Steve Whedbee
85kg – 
Mark Black
97kg – 
Tom Hazell
130kg – 
Not Contested

Division D (51-55)
58kg – 
Not Contested
63kg – 
Shirzad Ahmadi
69kg – 
Wayne Boyd
76kg – 
Alan Fallon
85kg – 
Donald Apodaca
97kg – 
Not Contested
130kg – 
Not Contested

Division E (56+)
58kg – 
Not Contested

63kg – 
Not Contested
69kg – 
Mansour Honarvar
76kg – 
Not Contested
85kg – 
Joe Seay
97kg – 
Glenn Clark
130kg – 
David Battiste

1999

1999 Veterans 8th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Bucharest, Romania, September 2-5, 1999)

  • (Complete Results1999 Veterans 8th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Bucharest, Romania, September 2-5, 1999.

Division A 35-40

  • 2nd – Division A 58 kg – Ronald Hughes, California, USA

  • 4th – Division A 69 kg – Lew Sonderoth, Colorado, USA

  • 6th – Division A 69 kg – Dave Mills, USA

  • 3rd – Division A 76 kg – Bradley Swartz, USA

  • 4th – Division A 76 kg – Kevin Klemm, USA

  • 5th – Division A 76 kg – Clay Holly, USA

  • 8th – Division A 76 kg – Ken Wharry, USA

  • 3rd – Division A 130 kg – Eric Davies, Florida, USA

Division B 41- 45

  • 6th – Division B 58 kg – John Smithson, USA

  • 1st – Division B 63 kg – Scott Naylor, Dallastown, Pennsylvania, USA

  • 4th – Division B 63 kg – Steve Turgeon, Connecticut, USA

  • 4th  Division B 69 kg – Jeff Powell, Clovis, California, USA

  • 6th – Division B 69 kg – Kurt Beinlich, USA

  • 8th – Division B 69 kg – Donald Moore, USA

  • 9th  – Division B 69 kg – Steve Morris, USA

  • 10th – Division B 69 kg – Paul Hermann, USA

  • 5th  – Division B 76 kg – Brad Brosius, USA

  • 7th – Division B 85 kg – Steve Contarino, USA

  • 4th – Division B 97 kg – Paul Vinson, San Diego, California, USA

Division C 46-50

  • 4th – Division C 63 kg – Tommy Reyna, Oklahoma, USA

  • 5th – Division C 63 kg – Steve Daniels, USA

  • 1st – Division C 63 kg – Russ Cozart, Brandon Florida, USA, won his
    fifth Veterans world title (previous world titles were in 1992, 1993, 1997, and 1998)

  • 4th  – Division C 97 kg – Ronald Cole, Washington, USA

Division D 51-55

  • 3rd – Division D 69 kg – Wayne Boyd, California, USA

  • 4th   Division D 97 kg – Roger Oleson, Stanford, California, USA

  • 9th  – Division D 97 kg – Paul Stull, Pennsylvania, USA

Division E 56+

  • 9th   Division E 76 kg – Joe Seay, USA


1999 Veterans 1st Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Bucharest, Romania)

  • (Results) 1999 Veterans 1st Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships was held in Bucharest, Romania.


1999 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling National Champions

In 1999, the Veterans 3rd Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships were held
in Seattle, Washington. The following is only a partial list of the National Champions
from that tournament. Additional names will be added as we access records.

Freestyle
Seattle, Washington

Division A (35-40)
58kg –
63kg –
69kg –
76kg –
85kg –
97kg – 
Dan Chaid
130kg – 

Division B (41-45)
58kg – 
John Smithson
63kg –
69kg –
76kg – 
Kevin Hajnal
85kg –
97kg –
130kg – 

Division C (46-50)
58kg –
63kg –
69kg –
76kg –
85kg –
97kg –
130kg – 

Division D (51+)
58kg –
63kg –
69kg – 
Robert Hernandez
76kg –
85kg – 
Donald Apodaca
97kg –
130kg – 


1998

1998 Veterans 7th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Bordeaux, France)

  • (Complete Results1998 Veterans 7th Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Bordeaux, France 1998.  The following is only a partial list of the USA
    contestants.

Division A (35-41)

  • 5th – Division A – 58 kg – Joe Gonzales, Huntington Beach, California, USA

Division B (42-48)

  • 5th – Division B – 130 kg – Richard Alvarez, Huntington Beach, California, USA

Division D (56+)

  • 8th – Division D – 63 kg – Mansour Honarvar, Laguna Hills, California, USA

  • 5th – Division D – 85 kg – Charles Boyd, Roanoake, Virginia, USA

Others Known to have won

  • 1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 1st – Shizard Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA

  • 1st – Dave Mills, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

  • 1st – Glenn Clark, St. Johns, Newfundland, USA Citizen


1998 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling National Champions

In 1998, the Veterans 2nd Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships were held in
Waterloo, Iowa. The following is only a partial list of the National Champions from that
tournament. Additional names will be added as we access records.

Freestyle
Waterloo, Iowa

Division A (35-41)
58kg –
68kg – 
Dave Mills

76kg –
84kg –
92kg –
130kg – 

Division B (42-48)
58kg –
68kg –
76kg –
84kg –
92kg –
130kg – 

Division C (49-55)
58kg –
68kg – 
Robert Hernandez
76kg –
84kg – 
Donald Apodaca
97kg –
130kg – 

Division D (56+)
58kg –
68kg –
76kg –
84kg –
97kg –
130kg – 


1997

1997 Veterans 6th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Martigny, Switzerland
)

  • (Complete Results 1997 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling World Championships was held in Martingy, Switzerland.

  • 1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 1st – Shizard Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA


1997 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling National Champions

In 1997, the Veterans 1st Freestyle Wrestling US National Championships were held in
Las Vegas, Nevada. The following is a list of the National Champions from
that tournament.

Freestyle
Las Vegas, NV

Division A (35-41)
58kg – 
Joe Gonzales
68kg – 
Louie Lazzari
76kg – 
Antonine Fischer
84kg – 
Mike Clark
92kg – 
Leonard Simon
130kg – 
Michael Van Hoven

Division B (42-48)
58kg – 
Shirzad Ahmadi
68kg – 
Russ Cozart
76kg – 
Paul LaBlanc
84kg – 
William Kalivas
92kg – 
Ronald Cole
130kg – 
Not Contested

Division C (49-55)
58kg – 
Jack Hornbuckle
68kg – 
Joe Seay
76kg – 
Not Contested
84kg – 
Don Apodaca
92kg – 
Joe Reasbeck
130kg – 
Jack Zindel

Division D (56+)
58kg – 
Not Contested
68kg – 
Mansour Honarvar
76kg – 
Not Contested
84kg – 
Mahmoud Bassiri
92kg – 
Not Contested
130kg – 
Not Contested


1996

1996 Veterans 5th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Varna, Bulgaria
)

  • (Complete Results1996 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Varna, Bulgaria.

  • No Champions. (Need to check with Russ Cozart…to see where he placed in this
    tournament.


1995

1995 Veterans 4th Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Sophia, Bulgaria
)

  • (Complete Results1995 Veterans Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Sophia, Bulgaria.

  • 1st – Ed Dawkins, Cliffside Park, New Jersey, USA

  • 1st – Mansour Hornavar, Winters, California, USA

  • 2nd – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA


1994

1994 Masters 3rd Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Rome, Italy on April 6 and 7, 1994)

  • (Complete Results) The 1994 Masters Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    were held in Rome, Italy on April 6 and 7, 1994.  There were a total of 135 wrestlers.

Division A 35-39

  • 3rd – Division A – 70 kg – Louie Lazzari, Cliffside Park, New Jersey, USA

  • 4th – Division A – 80 kg – Bud Sines, Brentwood Tennessee, USA

  • 3rd – Division A – 90 kg – David Arment, Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA 

Division B 40-44

  • dnp – Division B – 65 kg – Ronald Engel, St. Helena, California, USA

  • 2nd – Division B – 70 kg – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 3rd – Division B – 70 kg – Paul LaBlanc, Fountain Valley, California, USA

  • dnp – Division B – 70 kg – John Bennett, Willimantic, Connecticut, USA

  • 1st – Division B – 90 kg – Jeff Callard, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

  • 2nd – Division B – 00 kg – Joe Podraza, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Division C 45-49

  • 1st – Division C – 58 kg – Ray Sapp, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

  • 2nd – Division C – 58 kg – Dwain Burkholder, Woodland Park, Colorado, USA

  • 4th – Division C – 65 kg – Don Behm, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

  • 5th – Division C – 65 kg – Michael (Long ?),  Michigan, USA

  • 5th – Division C – 110 kg – Jack Zindel, Carrollton, Texas, USA

Division D 50-54

  • 2nd – Division D – 70 kg – John E du Pont, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA

  • 5th – Division D – 80 kg – Curt Shearer, Clayton, New Jersey, USA

  • dnp – Division D – 80 kg – Timothy Salley, Ontario Canada/USA Citizen

Division E  55-59

  • 3rd – Division E – 65 kg – Gershon Horowitz, San Rafael, California, USA

Division F 60+

  • 1st – Division F – 65 kg – Edward Dawkins, Winters, California, USA

  • 1st – Randy Miller, Coral Springs, Florida, USA

Note: Russ Cozart missed this tournament due to an injury.


1993

1993 Masters 2nd Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Toronto, Canada
)

  • (Complete Results 1993 Masters 2nd Freestyle Wrestling World Championships was held in Toronto, Canada.

  • 1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 1st – Dave Auble, Ithica, New York, USA

  • 1st – Don Behm, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

  • 1st – John Bennet, Williamtac, Connecticut, USA

  • 1st – John Hatupee, Hillside, Michigan, USA


1992

1992 Masters 1st Freestyle Wrestling
World Championships Results
(Cali Colombia
)

  • (Complete Results) 1992 Masters 1st Freestyle Wrestling World Championships
    was held in Cali, Colombia.

  • 1st – Russ Cozart, Brandon, Florida, USA

  • 1st – Curt Shearer, Clayton, New Jersey, USA

  • 1st – Joe Corso, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

  • 1st – Lou LazzariCliffside Park, New Jersey, USA

  • 1st – Shizard Ahmadi, Coventry, Connecticut, USA