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    2020 Olympic Day Five Brackets and Top Matchups

    125 kg men's freestyle representative Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com)

    Brackets for the fifth day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's freestyle continues with 74 kg and 125 kg, as well as, 53 kg in women's freestyle which will be conducted on day four of the wrestling competition. Below are all three brackets and information about the first-round opponent for each American entrant.

    74 kg Men's Freestyle

    American Entry - Kyle Dake

    1st Round Opponent: Moustafa Hosseinkhani (Iran) - 2016 World Bronze Medalist

    Top 1st Round Matches:

    Franklin Gomez (Puerto Rico) - 2011 World Silver Medalist vs. Bekzod Abdurakhmonov (Uzbekistan) - 2x World Bronze Medalist

    Frank Chamizo (Italy) - 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist/2x World Champion vs. Avtandil Kentchadze (Georgia) - 2018 World Silver Medalist

    125 kg Men's Freestyle

    American Entry - Gable Steveson

    1st Round Opponent: Aiaal Lazarev (Kyrgyzstan) - 2020 Individual World Cup Bronze Medalist

    Top 1st Round Matches:

    Sergey Kozyrev (ROC) - 2021 European Champion vs. Zhiwei Deng (China) - 2x World Medalist

    Aleksander Khotsianivski (Ukraine) - 2019 World Bronze Medalist vs. Amir Zare (Iran) - 2019 U23 World Champion

    53 kg Women's Freestyle

    American Entry - Jacarra Winchester

    1st Round Opponent: Olga Khoroshavtseva (Russia) - 2019 World Bronze Medalist

    Top 1st Round Matches:

    Vinesh Phogat (India) - 2019 World Bronze Medalist vs. Sofia Mattsson (Sweden) - 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist/2009 World Champion/6x World Medalist

    Tatyana Akhmetova (Kazakhstan) - 3x World fifth-place finisher vs. Roksana Zasina (Poland) - 2017 World Bronze Medalist

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