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Pat Downey named Wrestler of the Week

Pat Downey (Baltimore, Md./Team USA) has been named Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Downey captured a silver medal at the FILA Junior World Championships on Sunday at the Eastern Sports Training Center in Pattaya, Thailand.

Iran’s Mohammadjavad Ebrahimi topped Downey 1-2, 1-0, 4-0 in the freestyle finals at 84 kg/185 lbs.

Downey opened with a 1-1, 0-1, 3-0 win over Evgheni Eremiev of Moldova before dominating Korea’s Hyeok-Beom Gwon 3-1, 3-1.

In the semifinals, Downey cruised past Vahe Tamrazyan of Armenia with a 4-2, 6-0 victory.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at
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