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Friday, April 14, 2006
The 2006 U.S. National Wrestling Championships got underway Friday at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The finals in Greco-Roman wrestling and men’s and women’s freestyle wrestling are set for Sat., April 15.
USA Wrestling, which still easily runs the best wrestling web site in the world, has an extensive special section explaining all the details. It is here, so check it often.
The Nationals is the main qualifying event for the World Team Trials, which in turn produce the U.S. World Team which will compete in the World Championships. The Men’s World Team Trials will be held in Sioux City, Iowa, May 27-28. The Women’s World Team Trials will be held in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 30. The World Championships of Wrestling in all three styles will be held this year Sept. 25-Oct. 1 in Guangzhou, China.
The finals of this year’s Nationals will be webcast live by LiveSportsVideo.com.
The times are from 6-8:30 PM PDT/9-11:30 PM PDT, Sat., April 15. Click here to find info on how to buy the event, which goes for just $4.95.