35 World Medalists Entered In Zagreb Open

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A group of 13 Americans are heading to the Zagreb Open to try earn themselves seeding points for this year's world championships. They're led by Junior world medalists Kamal Bey and Tracy Hancock, who are but just a couple of the world medalists in this star studded field.

Now that UWW has released the rosters, it's time to comb through and find all the world medalists from age group on up. Remember, the entry lists are preliminary but most if not all of those registered will be competing at the Grand Prix.

In total, there are 35 world medalists between the Senior, Junior, Cadet, and U23 age levels.

55kg

Poya Soulat DAD MARZ (IRI) - 2018 Junior world champion
Ekrem OZTURK (TUR) - 2018 world bronze medalist

60kg

Kerem KAMAL (TUR) - Two-time junior world champion
Islomjon BAKHRAMOV (UZB) - 2015 junior world bronze
Ilkhom BAKHROMOV (UZB) - 2016 junior world runner-up

63kg

Mohsen Fathollah MADHANI (IRI) - 2017 cadet world champion
Rahman BILICI (TUR) - 2018 world bronze

67kg

Otto LOSONCZI (HUN) - 2018 U23 bronze
Krisztian Istvan VANCZA (HUN) - 2018 junior world bronze
RYU Hansu (KOR) - Two-time world champion
Mihai Radu MIHUT (ROU) - 2018 U23/Senior European champion
Elmurat TASMURADOV (UZB) - Three-time world medalist/Rio Olympic Bronze

72kg

Aik MNATSAKANIAN (BUL) - 2018 world bronze
Robert Attila FRITSCH (HUN) - 2017 U23 world runner-up
Gevorg SAHAKYAN (POL) - 2018 world bronze
Mateusz Lucjan BERNATEK (POL) - 2017 world runner-up
Murat DAG (TUR) - 2017 U23 world bronze
Cengiz ARSLAN (TUR) - 2018 U23 world champion

77kg

KIM Hyeonwoo (KOR) - 2x Olympic medalist/3x world medalist
Per Anders KURE (NOR) - 2018 junior world bronze medalist
Ilie COJOCARI (ROU) - 2016 world bronze
Viktor NEMES (SRB) - 2017 world champion
Kamal Ameer BEY (USA) - 2017 junior world champion

82kg

Rajbek Alvievich BISULTANOV (DEN) - 2018 U23 world runner-up
Emrah KUS (TUR) - 2018 world runner-up

87kg

Viktor LORINCZ (HUN) - Two-time world bronze
Erik SZILVASSY (HUN) - 2017 U23 world champion
Kristoffer Zakarias BERG (SWE) - 2015 junior world bronze

97kg

Kiril Milenov MILOV (BUL) - 2018 world runner-up
Zsolt TOEROEK (HUN) - 2018 U23 world runner-up
KIM Seungjun (KOR) - 2014 junior world silver
Tracy Gangelo HANCOCK (USA) - 2016 junior world bronze

130kg

Yasmani ACOSTA FERNANDEZ (CHI) - 2017 world bronze
KIM Minseok (KOR) - 2018 world bronze
Osman YILDIRIM (TUR) - 2018 U23 world silver

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