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Alex Liles settles for 8th Place at Cadet Worlds

Although not the finish she had hope for , Alex does Texas, and the USA proud, finishing 8th in WORLD competition in a full bracket of the worlds best Cadets…WT


At 56 kg/123.25 lbs., Alexandria Liles of Allen, Texas opened with a pair of victories, stopping Krystsina Sazykina of Belarus, 8-2 and Johanna Lindborg of Sweden, 6-1. She fell in the quarterfinals to Shabnam Ahmadova of Azerbaijan, 0-2. When Ahmadova lost in the semifinals, Liles did not qualify for repechage.

56 kg/123.25 lbs.- Alexandria Liles, Allen, Texas
WIN Krystsina Sazykina (Belarus), 8-2
WIN Johanna Lindborg (Sweden), 6-1
LOSS Shabnam Ahmadova (Azerbaijan), 0-2

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Aug. 27, 2015, 7:41 a.m. (ET)