US Lineup Unveiled For Golden Grand Prix

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The Golden Grand Prix is one of the premier international tournaments, and we have the full United States lineup going to Baku, Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation is anticipating 700 wrestlers from 50 countries in the biggest iteration of the event to date.

The champions will be awarded $5,000, while the runners-up will receive $3,000, and each bronze medalist gets $1,000. You'll be able to watch men's freestyle while enjoying Thanksgiving, as it starts Thursday, Nov. 24, at 11 PM EST. Women's freestyle follows on Friday, Nov. 25, and Greco-Roman finishes off the tournament on Saturday, Nov. 26.

We will be posting the brackets as they appear. Complete rosters can be seen below.

Men's Freestyle

57kg - Tony Ramos (Tar Heel WC/Sunkist Kids)
61kg - Alan Waters (Missouri Wrestling Foundation/Titan Mercury)
65kg - Frank Molinaro (Nittany Lion WC)
86kg - Austin Trotman (NWTC/Titan Mercury), Rich Perry (Penn RTC/NYAC)
97kg - Dustin Kilgore (Sunkist Kids), JT Felix (Cliff Keen WC/Titan Mercury)
125kg - Zach Rey (Lehigh Valley WC)
Coaches - Jeff Buxton and Kenny Monday

Women's Freestyle

48kg - Victoria Anthony (Sunkist Kids)
53kg - Whitney Conder (Army WCAP)
55kg - Sarah Hildebrandt (NYAC)
58kg - Kelsey Campbell (Sunkist Kids)
69kg - Tamyra Mensah (Titan Mercury)
Coaches - Terry Steiner, Vladislav Izboinikov, Aaron Sieracki


71kg - Pat Smith (Minnesota Storm)
80kg - Patrick Martinez (Army WCAP)
85kg - Cheney Haight (NYAC)
Coaches - Matt Lindland, Matt Ghaffari, Spenser Mango

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