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USA Wrestling is the National Governing Body for amateur wrestling in the United States and a United States Olympic Committee member organization.


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JUNE 2011, VOL. 39 NO. 5 Executive Director

Communications Director Editor-in-Chief

Advertising Director Copy editor Copy editor Copy editor Copy editor Printing

Rich Bender Gary Abbott Craig Sesker Kevin Hansen Jason Bryant Tony Black Shonna Vest Jessica Cullen Quad Graphics

USA Wrestler, the official publication of the National Governing Body for amateur wrestling, is published six times a year (October, December, February, April, June, August) by USA Wrestling. Each issue is mailed to approx- imately 140,000 households of members and supporters of the organization. Non-member subscriptions are available for $30.00; inquire for foreign subscriptions. © 2011 USA WRESTLING'S MISSION

USA Wrestling, guided by the Olympic spirit, provides qual- ity opportunities for its members to achieve their full human and athletic potential.


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JUNE 2011, VOL. 39 NO. 5

THE RETURN OF ADELINE: Adeline Gray placed fifth in the World in 2009 and was poised to win a World Championships medal in 2010 before being sidelined with an injury. Gray is back now and looking strong again in 2011.

1 NIGHT, 21 CHAMPS: Jordan Burroughs, Teyon Ware and Reece Humphrey topped the list of freestyle winners as 21 champions were crowned during the U.S. Open finals on April 9 at the Cleveland Public Auditorium.

TEYON’S TIME: Two-time NCAA champion Teyon Ware has experienced his share of frustration since starting to wrestle internationally, but Ware has now positioned himself to make his first World Team after winning the U.S. Open.

ONE FINAL PUSH: Dremiel Byers has won World gold, silver and bronze medals in Greco-Roman wrestling, but the heavyweight standout is looking for more as he continues his pursuit of an Olympic gold medal.

BERNARD SEEKS RETURN TO OLYMPICS: Ali Bernard placed fifth in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. She recently won the U.S. Open and is in prime position to make her second U.S. Olympic Team in 2012.

Featured stories 4 Executive Notes 12 Where are they now? Matt Ghaffari 16 Images from U.S. Open 21 20 questions with Jordan Burroughs 24 Matside Chat with Rob Hermann

26 Coaches Corner with Steve Fraser 36 USA vs. Russia dual meet 38 News and Notes 40 Fun & Games (by Jason Bryant) 41 Photo Contest 42 The Last Word: Craig Sesker

USA Wrestling’s Corporate Partners COVER PHOTO: Past Ohio State All-American Reece Humphrey beat past World Team

member Shawn Bunch to win the U.S. Open title in Cleveland. (Larry Slater photo). CONTENTS PAGE PHOTO: Ben Provisor celebrates after capturing the U.S. Open Greco-Roman championship at 74 kg/163 lbs. on April 9. (Larry Slater photo).


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