Pan Am Championships
Colorado Springs, CO
February 28 - 02, 2008

Senior Greco-Roman Results
Team Score
1. Cuba, 67 pts.
2. United States, 61 pts.
3. Venezuela, 36 pts.
4. Colombia, 32 pts.
5. Mexico, 32 pts.
6. Canada, 29 pts.
7. Brazil, 27 pts.
8. Ecuador, 14 pts.
9. Panama, 14 pts.
10. Nicaragua, 10 pts.
11. Peru, 10.0
12. Puerto Rico, 10 pts.
13. El Salvador, 7 pts.
14. Bahamas, 6 pts.
15. Guatemala, 6 pts.
16. Chile, 4 pts.
17. Bolivia, 2 pts.

Olympic qualified nations by weight from Pan American Championships:
55 kg/121 lbs. Cuba
60 kg/132 lbs. Cuba
66 kg/145.5 lbs.- Cuba
74 kg/163 lbs. Peru
84 kg/185 lbs. Cuba
96 kg/211.5 lbs. United States
120 kg/264.5 lbs. Canada
Note: Top placewinner from each weight class from a nation which has not already qualified for the Olympics earns a spot for their country at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Nations must have competed in 2007 World Championships in the weight class to be eligible.

Event Results

Medal match results:

55 kg/121 lbs.
1st Place - Yagnier Hernandez of Cuba
2nd Place - Jorge Cardozo of Venezuela
3rd Place - Josh Habeck of United States
4th Place - Promise Mwenga of Canada
5th Place - Julio Munoz of Colombia

Round robin results
Habeck dec. Mwenga 3-3, 3-2
Hernandez dec. Cardozo, 3-0, 1-1, 2-0
Hernandez tech. fall Munoz 7-0, 7-0
Cardozo dec. Habeck, 2-4, 3-1, 3-0
Munoz dec. Habeck, 0-2, 2-1, 4-0
Cardozo dec. Mwenga,5-0, 6-0
Cardozo dec. Munoz, 3-0, 2-2
Hernandez dec. Mwenga, 4-0, 8-0
Mwenga pin Munoz, 4-2, 1:10
Hernandez dec. Habeck, 7-0, 5-0

60 kg/132 lbs.
1st Place - Roberto Monzon of Cuba
2nd Place - Manuel Lopez of Mexico
3rd Place - Ivan Duque of Colombia
3rd Place - Joe Betterman of United States
5th Place - Luis Liendo of Venezuela
5th Place - Milton Guallpa of Ecuador
9th Place - Freddy Correa of Chile

Gold Medal Match- Monzon tech. fall Lopez 6-0, 6-0
Bronze Medal Match - Duque inj. dft. Liendo
Bronze Medal Match - Betterman dec. Guallpa, 4-1, 2-1

66 kg/145.5 lbs.
1st Place - Alain Milian of Cuba
2nd Place - Endrix Arteaga of Venezuela
3rd Place - Jake Curby of United States
3rd Place - Ulises Calderon of Mexico
5th Place - Alvis Almendra of Panama
5th Place - Josue Saenz of Guatemala
7th Place - Yesid Meneses of Colombia
8th Place - Rodrigo Vandre of Brazil

Gold Medal Match - Milian pin Arteaga, 1-1, 1:08
Bronze Medal Match - Curby dec. Almendra, 6-0, 5-0
Bronze Medal Match - Calderon dec. Saenz, 5-0, 6-0

74 kg/163 lbs.
1st Place - Sixto Ochoa of Peru
2nd Place - T.C. Dantzler of United States
3rd Place - Elton Brown of Panama
3rd Place - Odelis Herrero of Cuba
5th Place - Marcelo Mina of Ecuador
5th Place - Juan Escobar of Mexico
7th Place - Otoniel Perez of Puerto Rico
8th Place - Felipe Macedo of Brazil

Gold Medal Match - Ochoa dec. Dantzler, 2-1, 2-4, 1-1
Bronze Medal Match - Brown dec. Mina, 5-2, 1-3, 2-2
Bronze Medal Match - Herrero dec. Escobar, 4-0, 2-1

84 kg/185 lbs.
1st Place - Yunior Estrada of Cuba
2nd Place - Chas Betts of United States
3rd Place - Christian Mosquera of Colombia
3rd Place - Victor Sprenger of Canada
5th Place - Antonio Mendoza of Mexico
5th Place - Christian Ortiz of Puerto Rico
7th Place - Eddy Bartolozzi of Venezuela
8th Place - Marcelo Gomes of Brazil

Gold Medal Match - Estrada dec. Betts, 3-1, 3-0
Bronze Medal Match - Sprenger dec. Ortiz, 3-2, 4-1
Bronze Medal Match - Mosquera dec. Mendoza, 4-0,5-0

96 kg/211.5 lbs.
1st Place - Justin Ruiz of United States
2nd Place - Yosvani Goicochea of Cuba
3rd Place - Scott Seeley of Canada
4th Place - William Serrano of El Salvador
5th Place - Luiz Fernandes of Brazil

Round Robin Matches
Ruiz dec. Goicochea, 1-2, 3-2, 4-1
Serrano inj. dft Fernandes
Seeley dec. Serrano, 3-1, 5-0
Ruiz pin Fernandes, 0:45
Ruiz tech. fall Seeley, 7-0, 8-0
Goicochea pin Fernandes, 1:06
Seeley dec. Fernandes, 3-1, 4-0
Goicochea pin Serrano, 0:47
Goicochea tech. fall Scott Seeley, 5-0, 2-3, 7-0
Ruiz pin Serrano, 0:27

120 kg/264.5 lbs.
1st Place - Mijail Lopez of Cuba
2nd Place - Russ Davie of United States
3rd Place - Rafael Barreno of Venezuela
3rd Place - Rodrigo Artilheiro of Brazil
5th Place - Victor Asprilla of Colombia
5th Place - Edwin Rodriquez of Nicaragua
7th Place - Ari Taub of Canada
8th Place - Carlos Orozco of Mexico

Gold Medal Match - Lopez pin Davie, 6-0, 0:40
Bronze Medal Match - Artilheiro dec. Asprilla, 0-3, 4-0, 4-0
Bronze Medal Match - Barreno pin Rodriquez, 1:23

Complete Results:

Men GR 55 KG

Finals
Round 5 - Josh Habeck (United States ) won by decision over Promise Mwenga (Canada) 3-3,3-2
Round 5 - Yagnier Hernandez (Cuba) won by decision over Jorge Cardozo (Venezuela) 3-0,1-1,2-0
3rds (8 & 16)
Round 4 - Yagnier Hernandez (Cuba) won by tech fall over Julio Munoz (Colombia) 7-0,7-0
Round 4 - Jorge Cardozo (Venezuela) won by decision over Josh Habeck (United States ) 2-4,3-1,3-0
Semi-finals
Round 3 - Julio Munoz (Colombia) won by decision over Josh Habeck (United States ) 0-2,2-1,4-0
Round 3 - Jorge Cardozo (Venezuela) won by decision over Promise Mwenga (Canada) 5-0,6-0
Quarter-finals
Round 2 - Jorge Cardozo (Venezuela) won by decision over Julio Munoz (Colombia) 3-0,2-2
Round 2 - Yagnier Hernandez (Cuba) won by decision over Promise Mwenga (Canada) 4-0,8-0
Champ - Round 1 (16 Man)
Round 1 - Promise Mwenga (Canada) won by pin over Julio Munoz (Colombia) 4-2,1:10
Round 1 - Yagnier Hernandez (Cuba) won by decision over Josh Habeck (United States ) 7-0,5-0

Men GR 60 KG
Finals
1st Place Match - Roberto Monzon (Cuba) won by tech fall over Manuel Lopez (Mexico) 6-0,6-0
3rds (8 & 16)
3rd Place Match - Ivan Duque (Colombia) won by injury default over Luis Liendo (Venezuela)
3rd Place Match - Joe Betterman (United States ) won by decision over Milton Guallpa (Ecuador) 4-1,2-1
Cons. Semis (16 Man)
Semi-finals
Semifinal - Manuel Lopez (Mexico) won by decision over Luis Liendo (Venezuela) 1-1,7-0,5-3
Semifinal - Roberto Monzon (Cuba) won by pin over Milton Guallpa (Ecuador) 2-1,0:29
Quarter-finals
Quarterfinal - Luis Liendo (Venezuela) won by decision over Freddy Correa (Chile) 2-1,6-0
Quarterfinal - Manuel Lopez (Mexico) won by decision over Ivan Duque (Colombia) 3-1,2-0,4-2
Quarterfinal - Milton Guallpa (Ecuador) won by decision over Arley Machado (Brazil) 7-2,6-0
Quarterfinal - Roberto Monzon (Cuba) won by decision over Joe Betterman (United States ) 6-0,4-0
Champ - Round 1 (16 Man)
Champ. Round 1 - Joe Betterman (United States ) won by tech fall over Kelvin Escorcia (Nicaragua) 8-2,6-0

Men GR 66 KG
Finals
1st Place Match - Alain Milian (Cuba) won by pin over Endrix Arteaga (Venezuela) 1-1,1:08
3rds (8 & 16)
3rd Place Match - Jake Curby (United States ) won by decision over Alvis Almendra (Panama) 6-0,5-1
3rd Place Match - Ulises Calderon (Mexico) won by decision over Josue Saenz (Guatemala) 5-0,6-0
Cons. Semis (16 Man)
Cons. Round 1 - Ulises Calderon (Mexico) won by pin over Yesid Meneses (Colombia) 8-3,0:40
Semi-finals
Semifinal - Endrix Arteaga (Venezuela) won by decision over Alvis Almendra (Panama) 3-0,4-2
Semifinal - Alain Milian (Cuba) won by tech fall over Josue Saenz (Guatemala) 7-0,6-0
Quarter-finals
Quarterfinal - Endrix Arteaga (Venezuela) won by decision over Jake Curby (United States ) 5-4,1-3,2-1
Quarterfinal - Alvis Almendra (Panama) won by pin over Rajiv Mackey (Bahamas) 6-0,0:37
Quarterfinal - Josue Saenz (Guatemala) won by decision over Rodrigo Vandre (Brazil) 6-3,6-0
Quarterfinal - Alain Milian (Cuba) won by decision over Yesid Meneses (Colombia) 3-0,7-0
Champ - Round 1 (16 Man)
Champ. Round 1 - Alain Milian (Cuba) won by tech fall over Ulises Calderon (Mexico) 8-2,6-0
Champ. Round 1 - Yesid Meneses (Colombia) won by decision over Mauricio Atamain (Ecuador) 4-0,3-0

Men GR 74 KG
Finals
1st Place Match - Sixto Ochoa (Peru) won by decision over T.C. Dantzler (United States ) 2-1,2-4,1-1
3rds (8 & 16)
3rd Place Match - Elton Brown (Panama) won by decision over Marcelo Mina (Ecuador) 5-2,1-3,2-2
3rd Place Match - Odelis Herrero (Cuba) won by decision over Juan Escobar (Mexico) 4-0,2-1
Cons. Semis (16 Man)
Semi-finals
Semifinal - Sixto Ochoa (Peru) won by decision over Elton Brown (Panama) 3-0,3-0
Semifinal - T.C. Dantzler (United States ) won by decision over Odelis Herrero (Cuba) 3-0,3-1
Quarter-finals
Quarterfinal - Elton Brown (Panama) won by pin over Cristian Nova (Bolivia) 1:52
Quarterfinal - Sixto Ochoa (Peru) won by tech fall over Marcelo Mina (Ecuador) 6-0,6-0
Quarterfinal - T.C. Dantzler (United States ) won by decision over Juan Escobar (Mexico) 3-2,4-1
Quarterfinal - Odelis Herrero (Cuba) won by pin over Felipe Macedo (Brazil) 1:11
Champ - Round 1 (16 Man)
Champ. Round 1 - Juan Escobar (Mexico) won by pin over Colin Daynes (Canada) 1:45
Champ. Round 1 - Felipe Macedo (Brazil) won by decision over Otoniel Perez (Puerto Rico) 5-1,7-0
Champ. Round 1 - Odelis Herrero (Cuba) won by tech fall over Corey Seymour (Bahamas) 6-0,7-0

Men GR 84 KG
Finals
1st Place Match - Yunior Estrada (Cuba) won by decision over Chas Betts (United States ) 3-1,3-0
3rds (8 & 16)
3rd Place Match - Victor Sprenger (Canada) won by decision over Christian Ortiz (Puerto Rico) 3-2,4-1
3rd Place Match - Christian Mosquera (Colombia) won by decision over Antonio Mendoza (Mexico) 4-0,5-0
Cons. Semis (16 Man)
Cons. Round 1 - Christian Mosquera (Colombia) won by decision over Eddy Bartolozzi (Venezuela) 1-2,3-1,7-0
Semi-finals
Semifinal - Yunior Estrada (Cuba) won by decision over Victor Sprenger (Canada) 4-2,8-2
Semifinal - Chas Betts (United States ) won by decision over Antonio Mendoza (Mexico) 2-0,4-0
Quarter-finals
Quarterfinal - Yunior Estrada (Cuba) won by tech fall over Christian Ortiz (Puerto Rico) 6-0,7-0
Quarterfinal - Victor Sprenger (Canada) won by tech fall over Jason Rolle (Bahamas) 7-0,7-0
Quarterfinal - Antonio Mendoza (Mexico) won by decision over Marcelo Gomes (Brazil) 11-4,3-0
Quarterfinal - Chas Betts (United States ) won by decision over Christian Mosquera (Colombia) 1-1,1-1
Champ - Round 1 (16 Man)
Champ. Round 1 - Chas Betts (United States ) won by decision over Eddy Bartolozzi (Venezuela) 1-1,1-1
Champ. Round 1 - Christian Mosquera (Colombia) won by pin over Alforedo Ovando (Chile) 1:07

Men GR 96 KG
Finals
Round 5 - Justin Ruiz (United States ) won by decision over Yosvani Goicochea (Cuba) 1-2,3-2,4-1
Round 5 - William Serrano (El Salvador) won by injury default over Luiz Fernandes (Brazil)
3rds (8 & 16)
Round 4 - Scott Seeley (Canada) won by decision over William Serrano (El Salvador) 3-1,5-0
Round 4 - Justin Ruiz (United States ) won by pin over Luiz Fernandes (Brazil) 0:45
Semi-finals
Round 3 - Justin Ruiz (United States ) won by tech fall over Scott Seeley (Canada) 7-0,8-0
Round 3 - Yosvani Goicochea (Cuba) won by pin over Luiz Fernandes (Brazil) 1:06
Quarter-finals
Round 2 - Scott Seeley (Canada) won by decision over Luiz Fernandes (Brazil) 3-1,4-0
Round 2 - Yosvani Goicochea (Cuba) won by pin over William Serrano (El Salvador) 0:47
Champ - Round 1 (16 Man)
Round 1 - Yosvani Goicochea (Cuba) won by tech fall over Scott Seeley (Canada) 5-0,2-3,7-0
Round 1 - Justin Ruiz (United States ) won by pin over William Serrano (El Salvador) 0:27

Men GR 120 KG
Finals
1st Place Match - Mijail Lopez (Cuba) won by pin over Russ Davie (United States ) 6-0,0:40
3rds (8 & 16)
3rd Place Match - Rodrigo Artilheiro (Brazil) won by decision over Victor Asprilla (Colombia) 0-3,4-0,4-0
3rd Place Match - Rafael Barreno (Venezuela) won by pin over Edwin Rodriquez (Nicaragua) 1:23
Semi-finals
Semifinal - Mijail Lopez (Cuba) won by tech fall over Rodrigo Artilheiro (Brazil) 7-0,6-0
Semifinal - Russ Davie (United States ) won by decision over Rafael Barreno (Venezuela) 4-0,1-1
Quarter-finals
Quarterfinal - Rodrigo Artilheiro (Brazil) won by pin over Carlos Orozco (Mexico) 0:19
Quarterfinal - Mijail Lopez (Cuba) won by tech fall over Victor Asprilla (Colombia) 8-0,6-0
Quarterfinal - Rafael Barreno (Venezuela) won by decision over Ari Taub (Canada) 3-0,1-1,3-0
Quarterfinal - Russ Davie (United States ) won by tech fall over Edwin Rodriquez (Nicaragua) 6-0,7-0

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