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Cassioppi Wins Gold Medal at 2021 UWW U23 World Championships
BELGRADE, Serbia – University of Iowa junior Tony Cassioppi pinned Azamat Khosonov of Greece on Sunday to win the 125 kg gold medal at the 2021 UWW U23 World Championships.
Cassioppi built a 13-0 lead before securing the fall with 16 seconds left in the first period. He is the United States’ second U23 World champion this year. Emily Shilson took home gold for the United States at 50 kg in women’s freestyle
Cassioppi, a two-time freestyle Pan-American champion and two-time Hawkeye All-American, won three matches on Saturday to advance to the finals. In his four tournament wins, he won two matches by fall and outscored his four opponents, 38-8.
USA WRESTLING RECAP/RESULTS
125 kg: Anthony Cassioppi (Roscoe, Ill./Hawkeye WC)
WIN Martin Simonyan (Armenia), fall 5:55
WIN Paris Karepri (Albania), 7-0
WIN Saipudin Magomedov (Russia), 5-0
GOLD MEDAL MATCH: WIN Azamat Khosonov (Greece), 2:44
2022 HWC Arctic Plunge
Our 2022 HWC Arctic Plunge will include an icy jump into frigid waters and a costume contest to raise money for the Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s athletes, coaches, and staff! Guests and jumpers will have access to a cash bar along with complimentary keg beer, pizza and hot drinks!
Saturday, January 29th
Brown Deer Golf Course
3:00pm Doors Open
4:30pm Costume Contest
6:00pm Awards, Raffle, & HWC Speeches
2022 HWC Harley Auction
The Hawkeye Wrestling Club is raffling off a 2021 Sportster® S1, Vivid Black, 6-Speed, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle from McGrath Hawkeye Harley Davidson – market value $14,999. The raffle winner will be drawn in June 18th coinciding with a ride and autograph session from the Hawkeye Wrestlers. You do not need to be present to win.
Launch Date: Friday, Nov. 5, 2021
Price Per Ticket: $50
Drawing: Saturday, June 18, 2022
You do not need to be present to win.
2021-22 HWC Socials
We are hosting Pre Match Socials and Away Dual Watch Parties for our fans this year to help us build community and hopefully raise awareness for the club.