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    2020 Olympic Day Three Brackets and Top Matchups

    John Stefanowicz at Final X 2019 (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com)

    Brackets for the third day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's Greco-Roman 67 kg and 87 kg, as well as, 62 kg in women's freestyle will be conducted on day three of the wrestling competition. Below are all three brackets and information about the first-round opponent for each American entrant.

    67 kg Men's Greco-Roman

    American Entry - Alex Sancho

    1st Round Opponent:Artem Surkov (ROC) - 2018 World Champion/4x World Medalist

    Top 1st Round Matches:

    Frank Staebler (Germany) - 3x World Champion/5x World Medalist vs. Mate Nemes (Serbia) 2019 World Bronze Medalist

    87 kg Men's Greco-Roman

    American Entry - John Stefanowicz

    1st Round Opponent: Ivan Huklek (Croatia) - 2017 U23 World Silver Medalist

    Top 1st Round Matches:

    Islam Abbasov (Azerbaijan) - 2x U23 World Bronze Medalist vs. Daniel Gregorich Hechavarria (Cuba) - 2x U23 World Medalist

    Rustam Assakalov (Uzbekistan) - 2x World Medalist vs. Lasha Gobadze (Georgia) - 2019 World Champion/2x World Medalist

    62 kg Women's Freestyle

    American Entry - Kayla Miracle

    1st Round Opponent: Jia Long (China) - 2020 Matteo Pellicone Bronze Medalist (Defeated Miracle 6-1 for third)

    Top 1st Round Matches:

    Aisuluu Tynybekova (Kyrgyzstan) - 2019 World Champion/2x World Medalist vs. Anastasija Grigorjeva (Latvia) - 2x World Medalist

    Yukako Kawai (Japan) - 2x World Medalist vs. Lyubov Ovcharova (ROC) - 2019 World Silver Medalist

    Marwa Amri (Tunisia) - 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist/2017 World Silver Medalist vs. Henna Johansson (Sweden) - 2x World Medalist

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