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Doi, Alo take bronze medals at Cadet Worlds

Gary Abbott

8/23/2013
Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

ZRENJANIN, Serbia -- Two U.S. women wrestlers won a bronze medal on the first day of women's wrestling at the Cadet World Championships, Marina Doi of California at 38 kilos/83.75 pounds. and Teshya Alo of Hawaii at 56 kilos/123.25 pounds.

Doi, a 2012 Cadet World champion, won her third career Cadet World medal. She also won a silver medal in 2011. This gives her a medal of each kind during her Cadet career.

In the bronze-medal bout, Doi beat 2013 European champion Aleksandra Skirenko of Russia, 5-3. She had her offense going against the taller opponent. She scored a takedown to lead 3-0 at half, then added another in the second period. Skirenko was able to put Doi on her back in the second period and was close to a fall, but Doi battled off her back and closed out the win.

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