picture of 2021 Poland Open

Completed, Jun 8-13
 

The UWW Rankings Series event that helps determines seeds in all three styles for both the Olympics and the 2021 World Championships!

  1. This Week In Women's Wrestling: Pan Am And Poland Recap

    This Week In Women's Wrestling: Pan Am And Poland Recap

    Jun 16, 2021

    U.S. women put together a remarkable performance at the Cadet and Junior Pan Am Championships last week over five days of competition in Oaxtepec, Mexico. The event also served as a qualifier at Olympic weights for the Junior Pan American Games coming this December in Cali, Colombia, as the top eight in each weight class earned spots in the Games for Team USA. When it was all over, U.S. women earned 17 medals, including 12 champions in the two divisions, and qualified four of the six weights for the Pan American Games.In the Junior division, gold medals were won by 55 kg Amani Jones, 59 kg London Houston, 65 kg Katerina Lange, 72 kg Lillian Freitas, and 76 kg Yelena Makoyed, who secured a fall in the finals to chants of “U-S-A!” from teammates and fans. The Pan Am title completes a stellar season for Makoyed, who is coming off a college season where she also won a national title for North Central. At 53 kg, Jaslynn Gallegos took home silver, while Aliyah Yates rebounded from a first round loss to win bronze. 68 kg Madeline Kubicki, who competed in two divisions, placed fifth in this one.Team USA women also qualified four or the six weights for the December Junior Pan American Games, as Jaslynn Gallegos (53 kg), Aliyah Yates (62 kg), Madeline Kubicki (68 kg), and Yelena Makoyed (76 kg) all placed in the top eight. Samara Chavez took 10th at 50 kg and Jennifer Soto took ninth at 57 kg and did not qualify their weights.The U.S. Junior women also earned a title in the team race, landing champions in 5/10 weights and scoring 176 points. Mexico finished second with 147 points while Cuba took the third spot with 101 points.In the Cadet division, U.S. women won a whopping seven of 10 weight classes, and didn’t place lower than silver in the other three weights. Winning gold were Gigi Bragg (40 kg), Emilie Gonzalez (43 kg), Brianna Gonzalez (46 kg), Faith Cole (49 kg), Jaclyn Dehney (53 kg), Marissa Jimenez (61 kg), and Rose Cassioppi (73 kg). Bringing home silver are Alexis Janiak (57 kg), Madeline Kubicki (65 kg), and Margaret Graham (69 kg). Gonzalez went 3-0, scoring two tech falls and a pin en route to the top of the podium. Kubicki, who competed in both Cadet and Junior divisions, medaled in this division.The U.S. Cadet women dominated the team race with 235 points to Mexico’s second place 165 points. Brazil was third with 52 points.Junior finishesSamara Chavez (50 kg) 10thJaslynn Gallegos (53 kg) silverAmani Jones (55 kg) goldJennifer Soto (57 kg) ninthLondon Houston (59 kg) goldAliyah Yates (62 kg) bronzeKaterina Lange (65 kg) goldMadeline Kubicki (68 kg) fifthLillian Freitas (72 kg) goldYelena Makoyed (76 kg) goldCadet finishesGigi Bragg (40 kg) goldEmilie Gonzalez (43 kg) goldBrianna Gonzalez (46 kg) goldFaith Cole (49 kg) goldJaclyn Dehney (53 kg) goldAlexis Janiak (57 kg) silverMarissa Jimenez (61 kg) goldMadeline Kubicki (65 kg) silverMargaret Graham (69 kg) silverRose Cassioppi (73 kg) gold
  2. Team USA Women's Results At The Poland Open

    Team USA Women's Results At The Poland Open

    Jun 11, 2021

    Team USA had eight women in action at the 2021 Poland Open. Six wrestled for a meda but only Forrest Molinari and Amy Fearnside came away with bronze. Take a look below to see every result for USA’s women with video links to each match.
  3. Olympic Seeds Are Set - Brutal Draws Loom For Team USA

    Olympic Seeds Are Set - Brutal Draws Loom For Team USA

    Jun 10, 2021

    With the conclusion of the Poland Open, seeds for this summer’s Olympic Games are final. Take a look below at the top 4 seeds at each weight and what this means for Team USA’s men’s freestyle team in Tokyo.
  4. Team USA Men's Freestyle Results From The Poland Open

    Team USA Men's Freestyle Results From The Poland Open

    Jun 9, 2021

    Team USA men’s freestyle team had 10 guys in action at the 2021 Poland Open. In total, they took home 7 medals - 3 Golds, 2 silver and 2 bronze. Take a look below to see every match result with video links to each match.
  5. FRL 658 - Poland Day 2 Craziness + 133 lbs Tiers

    FRL 658 - Poland Day 2 Craziness + 133 lbs Tiers

    Jun 9, 2021

    On episode 658 of FRL the boys talk J'den getting upset, Yianni vs Musukaev, officiating, Pantaleo beating Green, 133 lbs tiers, Iowa vs Penn State, and much more.
  6. Poland Day 1: Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    Poland Day 1: Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    Jun 8, 2021

    We've finally got brackets from Poland. How wonderful! The first five men's freestyle weight-classes will be contested in just a few hours, those being 57, 70, 79, 86 & 97kg.
  7. 2021 Poland Open Preview - 30 Olympians Competing In Men's Freestyle

    2021 Poland Open Preview - 30 Olympians Competing In Men's Freestyle

    Jun 4, 2021

    The 2021 Poland Open currently has 30 Olympians entered and will be the last major international competition before the Olympics in August. Iran and Kazakhstan are also using the Poland Open to help determine their final spots on their Olympic Team. Along with the Olympic implication, America is sending many of our top freestyle stars to Poland to compete against the best in the world. Get all the details on every weight in men's freestyle below.
  8. FRL 656 - JB IMar Is On + Poland Is Going To Be Incredible

    FRL 656 - JB IMar Is On + Poland Is Going To Be Incredible

    Jun 3, 2021

    On episode 656 of FRL, the boys break some big news and talk about the big list of Poland entries.
  9. The Poland Open Entries Are Incredible

    The Poland Open Entries Are Incredible

    Jun 1, 2021

    United World Wrestling has released the entries list for The Poland Open and they are filled with top wrestlers from the United States, a number of Olympians and other top wrestlers from around the world. Take a look below at the entries for every style - Team USA wrestlers are listed first.
  10. Which Iranian Will Challenge Kyle Snyder At The Olympics?

    Which Iranian Will Challenge Kyle Snyder At The Olympics?

    May 13, 2021

    Mohammad Mohammadian pinned Kyle Snyder, teched Bo Nickal, and qualified Iran for the Olympic Games at 97kg. You’d think that’d be enough to earn Mohammadian the Olympic spot for Iran. However, Mohammadian is in a three-man race with Ali Shabani and Alireza Karimi for the right to represent Iran at the Olympics. Let’s take a look at how Iran got in this position, their competitors' performances against Americans, and how Iran will decide the spot with less than 3 months until wrestling begins in Tokyo.