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Retherford makes most of second chance, earns trip to 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France

ISTANBUL, Turkey – When faced with one of the toughest scenarios in wrestling, pick oneself up after a demoralizing loss and wrestle back for third place, Zain Retherford more than met the moment. He inspired. The 28-year-old native of Benton, Pa., overcame four desperate international opponents in rapid succession on Sunday evening at Istanbul’s Başakşehir Gençlik [...]

2024-05-13T07:25:06-07:00May 13, 2024|

Brackets set for TMWC athletes at World Olympic Games Qualifier

2024 World Olympic Games Qualifier Brackets For Team USA ISTANBUL, Turkey – The final draws have been released by United World Wrestling for the 2024 World Olympic Games Qualifier set for May 9-12 in Istanbul, Turkey. Team USA will be represented in five weight classes, three Greco-Roman (60 kg, 67 kg, 77 kg) and two men’s [...]

2024-05-08T10:50:29-07:00May 8, 2024|

Men’s freestyle pre-seeds released for U.S. Olympic Team Trials

The men’s freestyle pre-seeds for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Wrestling have been finalized by the USA Wrestling National Coaching Staff ahead of this week’s much-anticipated event in State College, Pa. Athletes awarded the No. 1 seed for the challenge tournament in each weight class are Zane Richards at 57 kg, Nick Lee at [...]

2024-04-15T20:39:49-07:00April 15, 2024|

Women’s freestyle pre-seeds released for U.S. Olympic Team Trials

The women’s freestyle pre-seeds for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Wrestling have been finalized by the USA Wrestling National Coaching Staff ahead of this week’s much-anticipated event in State College, Pa. Athletes awarded the No. 1 seed for the challenge tournament in each weight class are Audrey Jimenez at 50 kg, Vayle-Rae Baker at [...]

2024-04-15T20:35:25-07:00April 15, 2024|

Greco-Roman pre-seeds released for U.S. Olympic Team Trials

The Greco-Roman pre-seeds for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Wrestling have been finalized by the USA Wrestling National Coaching Staff ahead of this week’s much-anticipated event in State College, Pa. Athletes awarded the No. 1 seed for the challenge tournament in each weight class are Ildar Hafizov at 60 kg, Alejandro Sancho at 67 [...]

2024-04-15T20:30:10-07:00April 15, 2024|

Titan Mercury Founder and Chairman Andy Barth to Speak at Grappling With Elimination Webinar

The Titan Mercury Wrestling Club along with co-sponsors United World Wrestling (UWW) and USA Wrestling is honored to join the Baskerville Institute's Grappling with Elimination webinar on November 7, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. (MDT), 2:00 p.m. (NY Time) to discuss the inspiring story of how wrestling was saved from elimination from the Olympic Games and how [...]

2023-10-29T08:13:33-07:00October 29, 2023|

TMWC WRESTLERS COMPETE THIS WEEK AT WORLD TEAM TRIALS

Several TMWC wrestlers will travel to Colorado Springs this weekend for the last chance to make the Final X. This weekend’s World Team Trials will feature 3 men’s Freestyle, 4 women’s Freestyle and 10 men’s Greco weight classes. The champion at each weight class will earn a spot in Final X, which will take place in [...]

2023-05-17T20:15:42-07:00May 17, 2023|

KATHERINE SHAI JOINS TITAN MERCURY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Following the U.S. Open Championships, Titan Mercury Wrestling Club Founder and Chairman of the Board Andy Barth announced that Katherine Shai has been appointed to the club’s Board of Directors. Barth had this to say about Katherine joining TMWC’s board, “We are delighted to add Katherine Shai to our board.  Katherine brings a wide array of [...]

2023-05-11T07:47:06-07:00May 11, 2023|

JONNY RUGGIANO PROMOTED TO TITAN MERCURY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Following the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club’s 10th consecutive U.S. Open Championships title, Founder and Chairman of the Board Andy Barth announced that Jonny Ruggiano has been named Executive Director of the club. Ruggiano’s promotion to the role of Executive Director is part of a long-term strategic plan to ensure the continued growth and success of the [...]

2023-05-11T07:40:00-07:00May 11, 2023|
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