Live Chat
Letts Wins Bronze at FILA World Championships
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 08/04/2008

Aug. 4, 2008

Letts' match-by-match results

ISTANBUL, Turkey - University of Maryland wrestler Mike Letts earned the bronze medal at the FILA World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, posting a 4-1 record in the 185-pound (84 kilogram) weight class of the freestyle division.

Letts reached the semifinals with three straight victories by scores of 9-4, 8-3 and 4-0. Letts was defeated in the semifinals, 5-0, by eventual silver medalist Beka Tchelidze.

Letts rebounded in the bronze-medal match, defeating Aslanbek Alborov by a score 2-1.

The United States finished fourth in the event with 34 points while Russia took first place.

Letts earned his way to Turkey by winning the 174-pound freestyle division at the FILA Junior Nationals in April.

Letts won the ACC Championship at 174 pounds for the second straight season this year, finishing with a 22-6 record. Letts was ranked in the top 10 nationally throughout the season, ranking as highly as seventh.


umterps Wrestling

More InfoLive Events ScheduleLog In
Official Marketplace of UM Terps
Marketplace Auctions
Marketplace - Auctions
Marketplace Store
Team Issued Gear
Marketplace Ticktes
Marketplace Photo Store
Terrapin Club - Marketplace

More Module