Moore picks up silver, Mueller finishes fifth at U23 World Championships

BUCHAREST, Romania -- The USA wrapped up the first day of men's freestyle medal matches with two top-five individual finishes and currently stands at fourth place in the team rankings.

For gold at 97 kg, Kollin Moore, a 2017 Junior World bronze medalist, faced Givi Matcharashvili of Georgia in a rematch of the 2017 Junior World semifinals.

Matcharshvili, who is a 2014 Cadet World champion and 2017 Junior World silver medalist, jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead with a takedown and two gut wrenches. The Georgian finished off the bout with a single-leg takedown for a 10-0 win.

Ohio State's Moore is now a two-time age-group World medalist with his U23 silver medal and Junior bronze medal.

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