RECAP - 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games Wrestling
The Wrestling portion of the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games was fierce and intense, as expected! Wrestling took over a part of the Iowa Events Center from July 28th until August 2nd. After the competition was over, 110 athletes took home a medal, with only 12 of these being a gold. Another 21 of those were silver, 23 were bronze and 54 were copper.
Out of the 18 teams that participated in the Wrestling competition, Brecksville Ohio left with 4 gold medals, the most out of any team. Potomac Valley Red was right behind them with three gold medals. Ohio Scarlet, Minnesota Black and Potomac Valley Black all had two gold medals each.
Overall, Minnesota Black took home 15 medals, the most out of anyone. Brecksville Ohio and Ohio Scarlet followed close behind with 14 each. Minnesota Black earned four gold, four silver, 2 bronze and five copper medals to round out their total count. Brecksville Ohio racked up three gold, four bronze and seven copper, while Ohio Scarlet grabbed two gold, six silver, three bronze and three copper.
AAU Wrestling named Austin Assad from Brecksville Ohio the Joel Ferrell Outstanding Performance Memorial Award. He took home one of the Brecksville Ohio’s gold medals and had a great meet!
Congratulations to everyone who participated and we can’t wait to see you at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!
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