• Short Summary

    A team of United States junior wrestling champions has bene soundly beaten during a tour of the Soviet Union.

  • Description

    A team of United States junior wrestling champions has bene soundly beaten during a tour of the Soviet Union.

    On Thursday and Friday (5-6 September), the American team was beaten 12 matches to seven by the Chechen-Ingus national junior team in a contest at the southern city of Grozny, near the Caspian Sea.

    Brad Smith, a United States champion with four years experience, lest to Movsar Isaev, a second place getter in a Soviet high school competition earlier this year.

    Ad Snook, aged 16, from Michigan, lost to Elsolt Murdalov, a Soviet champion in his weight class.

    Among the United States winners was Hollis Freierson, aged 18, from Ohio. He beat Vakhis Khusanov, aged 17, a Soviet State champion.

    In three earlier competitions, the Americans lost by 14 matches to 6 at Baku; 18 matches to 12 at Makhachkala and 9 matches to 1 at Ordzhnikidze.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TQD2ALK7PW4TY6RO6Q04QZZJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TQD2ALK7PW4TY6RO6Q04QZZJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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