IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa assistant wrestling coach Terry Brands and former Hawkeye all-American Thomas Gilman met with the media on Tuesday to discuss the 2018 World Cup being held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena April 7-8.
It will be the first time that Carver-Hawkeye Arena has hosted the World Cup.
The arena had previously hosted the 2012 Olympic team trials and the 2016 Olympic team trials
Here is information on the event as well as video interviews with Brands and Gilman.
ABOUT THE WORLD CUP
Admission to “Gable’s Garden” is included with the purchase of a World Cup ticket. Fans will be able to purchase food and beverages at “Gable’s Garden” and take those items into the arena.
FREESTYLE WORLD CUP
At Iowa City, Iowa, April 7-8
U.S. men’s freestyle roster
57 kg/125.5 lbs. – Thomas Gilman, Iowa City, Iowa (Titan Mercury WC/Hawkeye WC)
57 kg/125.5 lbs. – Frank Perrelli, Charlottesville, Va. (Titan Mercury WC/Cavalier RTC)
61 kg/134 lbs. – Kendric Maple, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska WTC)
61 kg/134 lbs. – Joe Colon, Fresno, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC/Valley RTC)
65 kg/143 lbs. - Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)
65 kg/143 lbs. - Joe McKenna, Towaco, N.J. (Lehigh Valley WC/Ohio RTC)
70 kg/154 lbs. – James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska WTC)
70 kg/154 lbs. – Frank Molinaro, Blackburg, Va. (Titan Mercury WC/Southeast RTC)
74 kg/163 lbs. – Jordan Burroughs, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids/Nebraska WTC)
74 kg/163 lbs. – Isaiah Martinez, Leemore, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC/Illini WC)
79 kg/174 lbs. - Kyle Dake, Ithaca, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC/Finger Lakes WC)
79 kg/174 lbs. – Alex Dieringer, Stillwater, Okla. (Titan Mercury WC)
86 kg/189 lbs. - David Taylor, State College, Pa. (Titan Mercury WC/Nittany Lion WC)
86 kg/189 lbs. - Bo Nickal, Allen, Texas (Nittany Lion WC)
92 kg/202.5 lbs. - J’den Cox, Columbia, Mo. (Titan Mercury WC/Missouri WF)
92 kg/202.5 lbs. – Hayden Zillmer, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)
97 kg/213 lbs. - Kyle Snyder, Woodbine, Md. (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)
97 kg/213 lbs. – Kyven Gadson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids/Cyclone WC)
125 kg/275 lbs. – Nick Gwiazdowski, Raleigh, N.C. (Titan Mercury WC/Wolfpack WC)
125 kg/275 lbs. – Dom Bradley, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids/Nebraska WTC)
National Freestyle Coaches – Bill Zadick, Kevin Jackson and Joe Russell (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Honorary Coaches – Dan Gable (Iowa City, Iowa), J Robinson (Minneapolis, Minn.), Mike Duroe (Marion, Iowa)