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Gilman is a former Iowa Hawkeye, and current Nittany Lion Wrestling Club member who represents the United States at 57 kg. Gilman has found success on the international stage with a bronze medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and a gold medal at the 2021 UWW Senior World Championships in Olso, Norway.

  1. World Championships Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    World Championships Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    Oct 1, 2021

    The best part of waking up is seeing fresh brackets from Oslo, in our humble opinion. Day 1 competitors Daton Fix, David Taylor, Kyle Dake & Nick Gwiazdowski have their draws, let's break them down before action gets underway in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
  2. 65kg Worlds Preview - Is Yianni Ready To Win World Gold?

    65kg Worlds Preview - Is Yianni Ready To Win World Gold?

    Sep 23, 2021

    Yianni Diakomihalis is Team USA’s world team rep at 65kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 65kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Diakomihalis’ senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.
  3. Daton Fix And Abasgadzhi Magomedov Highlight An Incredible Field At 61kg

    Daton Fix And Abasgadzhi Magomedov Highlight An Incredible Field At 61kg

    Sep 23, 2021

    Daton Fix is Team USA’s world team rep at 61kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 61kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Fix’s senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.
  4. 57kg Worlds Preview - Thomas Gilman's Time To Win Gold

    57kg Worlds Preview - Thomas Gilman's Time To Win Gold

    Sep 23, 2021

    Thomas Gilman is Team USA’s world team rep at 57kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 57kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Gilman’s senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.
  5. World Championship Entries Released

    World Championship Entries Released

    Sep 8, 2021

    United World Wrestling released the entries for all three styles for the upcoming Senior World Championships. These entries are from each national governing body and are subject to change up until 3 days before the event. Take a look at all the entries below.
  6. Thomas Gilman IN For 2021 Worlds At 57kg

    Thomas Gilman IN For 2021 Worlds At 57kg

    Aug 14, 2021

    After winning an Olympic Bronze medal in Tokyo, Thomas Gilman has accepted his world team spot at 57kg. Gilman will compete at the 2021 World Championships in Oslo, Norway - October 2nd-10th. Per USA Wrestling guidelines, all Olympic medalists automatically earn the world team spot at the same weight class in which they medaled. Medalists have until August 15th to declare their intent and Thomas Gilman announced his decision to compete at Worlds via his Instagram a day early:
  7. 10 Years Worth Of Historic Junior Worlds Matches

    10 Years Worth Of Historic Junior Worlds Matches

    Aug 13, 2021

    The Junior World Championships will be held in Ufa, Russia and will take place from August 16-22. With the benefit of hindsight, we can look back over the past 10 years of Junior Worlds to see how future world/Olympic medalists and champions first made their mark at Junior Worlds. This article will highlight some of the best matches from the past 10 years.
  8. Olympic Games Expectations Vs Reality

    Olympic Games Expectations Vs Reality

    Aug 8, 2021

    What an insane Olympic Games.
  9. Live From Tokyo: Day 4 Olympic Updates

    Live From Tokyo: Day 4 Olympic Updates

    Aug 4, 2021

    It was a late night here in Tokyo with all of the fanfare that followed Tamyra Mensah-Stock's victory in the 68-kilogram gold medal match. USA Wrestling's newest Olympic champion got ushered off the mat, past the television crews, back to the podium for the awards ceremony, back to the mix zone for more interviews, into the venue media center for a news conference and then back to doping control testing. It was after midnight here by the time Tamyra made it out of Makuhari Messe Hall. By then, even the cicadas had shut it down for the night.
  10. Taylor, Gilman, & Maroulis Receive Olympic Draws

    Taylor, Gilman, & Maroulis Receive Olympic Draws

    Aug 3, 2021

    Draws are out for both men's and women's freestyle at 57kg and men's freestyle at 86kg. The three Americans have mixed prospects. Here's what it could take for each to medal.
  11. Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Jul 17, 2021

    Barstool just put out Olympic betting odds for every wrestling weight class being contested at Tokyo. They are the most comprehensive odds we've seen (if you know of others, please let me know!) which lends itself to careful analysis in our quest to find wagering value.
  12. Cadet Worlds = NCAA Champs And Olympians

    Cadet Worlds = NCAA Champs And Olympians

    Jul 14, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25. Team USA has sent a team to Cadet Worlds every year since 2011. In this article, we’ll take a look back at Cadet Worlds since 2011 to see USA’s best performances. We’ll also explore how the best countries fared at Cadet Worlds during this time and highlight this year’s Tokyo Olympians performances.
  13. Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Jul 8, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25 . Since 2011, team USA has sent a team to the Cadet World Championships every year. This age level competition gives wrestling fans a first-look at the best wrestlers in the world under 17 years old. In this article, we’ll explore how current American wrestling stars fared at the Cadet world championships (in men’s freestyle), ultimately predicting their success at the collegiate level.
  14. Re-Live Thomas Gilman's 2017 World Championships

    Re-Live Thomas Gilman's 2017 World Championships

    Jun 25, 2021

    Thomas Gilman will represent Team USA at 57kg this summer at the Olympic Games. In 2017, Gilman made his first appearance at the World Championships and took home a silver medal. Re-live Gilman’s run to the world finals below.
  15. 57kg Olympic Preview - Thomas Gilman Against The World

    57kg Olympic Preview - Thomas Gilman Against The World

    Jun 23, 2021

    Thomas Gilman is Team USA’s Olympian at 57kg in a field that includes 2 past world champions and 5 other world medalists. This 57kg Olympic preview will give an overview of Gilman’s senior level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Tokyo. We'll also break down the competitors into tiers based on medal contenders, dark horses and long shots at the Olympic Games.