West Virginia Wrestling

Six Olympian Wrestlers Win Tournament of Champions

Sixteen wrestlers from Ken Chertow's Olympian Wrestling School competed in the tournament of Champions at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. 2600 wrestlers from 15 states competed in this AAU sanctioned event, the largest one day wrestling tournament in the nation.Wrestlers had to qualify for the Tournament of champions by placing in the top 3 in qualifying tournaments earlier in the season. The Olympian school placed 13 of their 16 entrants in the top 5, including 6 champions. The champions were: These six champions combined for a 31-0 record, as they dominated their competition winning 24 of thei 31 matches by pin or technical fall.

Finishing 2nd were Alex Reed, Anthoy Easter, Anthony Hall and Heath Graley. Adam Schindler was 3rd and Justin Brown was 4th, while Jared Walters and Paul Brooks were 5th.

This concludes the scholastic style season and the Olympian Wrestlers will now turn their attention to Olympic Style Freestyle competition.

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Updated April 21, 1997