Sept. 19, 2013
Budapest, Hungary - University of Pittsburgh alum and 2008 National Champion Keith Gavin competed in his first World Championships this past week in Budapest, Hungary.
Gavin, a two-time All-American for the Panthers, went 1-1 in the event defeating M. Tsotselashvili of Israel in the round of 64 before falling to Dato Marsagishvili of Georgia, the reigning Olympic Bronze medalist, in the round of 32 at 84 KG. Marsagishvili fell in his next match eliminating Gavin from competition.
Freestyle competition at the 2013 World Championships concluded on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The World Championships continue through Sunday, Sept. 22, with women's Freestyle and Greco-Roman on Thursday and Friday and men's Greco-Roman on Saturday and Sunday.
For the latest on the 2013 World Championships visit the homepage of USA Wrestling.
2013 World Championships
84 kg/185 lbs.
Round of 64: Keith Gavin (USA) def. M. Tsotselashvili (Israel): 9-2
Round of 32: Dato Marsagishvili (Georgia) def. Keith Gavin (USA): 8-0