Finals - MFS 65 KG Round 1 Jordan Oliver (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) with official Zach Errett ———— (Photo by Tony Rotundo/WrestlersAreWarriors.com)
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Former OSU star Jordan Oliver is one step closer, plus Oklahoma results

Former OSU star Jordan Oliver is one step closer to accomplishing his life-long dream of competing in the Olympics as he battled through a loaded field to win the Olympic Team Trials at 65 KG. Oliver received a bye in the first round, then defeated Nick Lee 8-3 in the quarterfinals (Lee went on to place 3rd with consolation victories over number one seed Zane Retherford and number two seed Yianni Diakomihalis). In the semifinals Oliver, the number three seed, scored a big win over training partner Yianni Diakomihalis.

Dickies Arena before the start of the 2021 USA Wrestling Olympic Team Trials, Fort Worth, Texas, April 1, 2021. (Photo by Tony Rotundo/WrestlersAreWarriors.com)

In the finals, Oliver faced Joseph McKenna who had defeated Retherford 8-5 in the semifinals. Oliver swept McKenna in two straight matches to win the title. Oliver is still one step away from competing in the Olympics as the United States has not qualified that weight for the Olympics. He will compete in a Last Chance Olympic Qualifier set for May 6-9 in Bulgaria with the two-two finishers qualifying their country for the Olympic Games.

Current OSU stars Daton Fix and A.J. Ferrari also competed, but did not place. Fix won by tech fall over Sean Russell before falling 7-5 to Vitali Arujau in the semifinals. Ferrari, a crowd favorite at the tournament taking place in Fort Worth, dropped two close matches to Michael Macchiavello and Ben Honis.

OLYMPIC TEAM MEMBERS – FREESTYLE
57 KG – Thomas Gilman
65 KG – Jordan Oliver
74 KG – Kyle Dake
86 KG – David Taylor
97 KG – Kyle Snyder
125 KG – Gable Steveson

OLYMPIC TEAM MEMBERS – GRECO
60 KG – Ildar Hafizon
67 KG – Alejandro Sancho
77 KG – Jesse Porter (weight not yet qualified for Olympics)
87 KG – John Stefanowicz
97 KG – Tracy Hancock
130 KG – Adam Coon (weight not yet qualified for Olympics)

OLYMPIC TEAM MEMBERS – WOMEN
50 KG – Sarah Hildebrandt
53 KG – Jacarra Winchester
57 KG – Helen Maroulis
62 KG – Kayla Miracle
68 KG – Tamyra Mensah-Stock
76 KG – Adeline Gray

2021 Olympic Trials Champions Mens Freestyle 57: Thomas Gilman (TMWC/ NLWC) 65: Jordan Oliver (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) 74: Kyle Dake (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) 86: David Taylor (TMWC/ NLWC) 97: Kyle Snyder (TMWC/ NLWC) 125: Gable Steveson (Gopher Wrestling Club)Women’s Freestyle 50: Sarah Hildebrandt (New York Athletic Club) 53: Jacarra Winchester (TMWC/ USOPTC) 57: Helen Maroulis (Sunkist/NLWC) 62: Kayla Miracle (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) 68: Tamyra Mensah-Stock (TMWC/ USOPTC) 76: Adeline Gray (NYAC/ DAM RTC)Greco-Roman 60: Ildar Hafizov (ARMY (WCAP)) 67: Alejandro Sancho (ARMY (WCAP)) 77: Jesse Porter (New York Athletic Club) 87: John Stefanowicz (All-Marine Wrestling Team) 97: Tracy Hancock (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) 130: Adam Coon (NYAC/CKWC)Rich Bender, Bruce Baumgartner, Bill Zadick, Terry Steiner, Matt Lindland, Jim Bennett, John Bardis ———— (Photo by Tony Rotundo/WrestlersAreWarriors.com)

OKLAHOMA RESULTS

57 KG Daton Fix
Champ. Round 1 – Daton Fix received a bye
Quarterfinal – Daton Fix won by tech fall over Sean Russell (Gopher Wrestling Club) (TF 11-0)
Semifinal – Vitali Arujau (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) dec. Daton Fix (Dec 7-5)
Cons. Semi – Zane Richards (TMWC/ Illinois RTC) won by forfeit over Daton Fix

65 KG Jordan Oliver – 1st Place
Champ. Round 1 – Jordan Oliver (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) received a bye
Quarterfinal – Jordan Oliver dec. Nick Lee (TMWC/ NLWC) (Dec 8-3)
Semifinal – Jordan Oliver dec. Yianni Diakomihalis (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) (Dec 4-4)
Finals Round 1 – Jordan Oliver dec. Joseph McKenna (TMWC/ PENN RTC) (Dec 3-0)
Finals Round 2 – Jordan Oliver dec. Joseph McKenna (TMWC/ PENN RTC) (Dec 5-2)

97 KG Albert Ferrari
Quarterfinal – Michael Macchiavello (TMWC/ Wolfpack WC) dec. over Albert Ferrari (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 1 – Ben Honis (TMWC/ PENN RTC) dec. won Albert Ferrari (Dec 11-10)

FREESTYLE FINALS RESULTS
Finals – MFS 57 KG
Round 1 – Thomas Gilman (TMWC/ NLWC) won by fall over Vitali Arujau (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) (Fall 5:42)
Round 2 – Thomas Gilman (TMWC/ NLWC) dec. Vitali Arujau (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) (Dec 2-2)

Finals – MFS 65 KG
Round 1 – Jordan Oliver (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) dec. Joseph McKenna (TMWC/ PENN RTC) (Dec 3-0)
Round 2 – Jordan Oliver (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) dec. Joseph McKenna (TMWC/ PENN RTC) (Dec 5-2)

Finals – MFS 74 KG
Round 1 – Kyle Dake (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) dec. Jordan Burroughs (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) (Dec 3-0)
Round 2 – Kyle Dake (TMWC/ Spartan Combat) dec. Jordan Burroughs (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) (Dec 3-2)

Finals – MFS 86 KG
Round 1- David Taylor (TMWC/ NLWC) dec. Bo Nickal (TMWC/ NLWC) (Dec 4-0)
Round 2 – David Taylor (TMWC/ NLWC) dec. Bo Nickal (TMWC/ NLWC) (Dec 6-0)

Finals – MFS 97 KG
Round 1 – Kyle Snyder (TMWC/ NLWC) won by tech fall over Kollin Moore (TMWC/ Ohio RTC) (TF 10-0)
Round 2 – Kyle Snyder (TMWC/ NLWC) dec., Kollin Moore (TMWC/ Ohio RTC) (Dec 5-1)

Finals – MFS 125 KG
Round 1 – Gable Steveson (Gopher Wrestling Club) tech fall Nick Gwiazdowski (TMWC/ Wolfpack WC) (TF 10-0)
Round 2 – Gable Steveson (Gopher Wrestling Club) dec. Nick Gwiazdowski (TMWC/ Wolfpack WC) (Dec 10-4)

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