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Texans @ Veteran World Championships

Next week we have a few of our Texas own coaches and veteran members traveling to Loutraki Greece to compete at the Veterans World Championships October 19-24.  Couple of notables NB Elite club coach Steve Horton making his return trip. This will be Horton’s 11th World Championship. Horton has won 14 medals in the last 10 events between Freestyle and Greco Roman taking the Silver Medal in the last 4 events.    

Prosper High School head coach Sion King is also making the trip competing in his first World Championships in the freestyle event in the division B. King has competed in the USA Masters Folkstyle in 2015 where he won Gold and the Veterans Freestyle Nationals in 2019 where he took home Silver.  
The event was cancelled last year due to Covid.

Below is the other Texas competitors and the schedule.  Coach King and James Miller will compete the first day of the tournament.

2021 VETERANS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Loutraki, Greece, October 19-24

U.S. Men’s Freestyle Texas entries

Div. B

88 kg – Sion King, McKinney, Texas

Div. D

70 kg – Stephen Horton, Cibolo, Texas

Div. E

88 kg – James Miller, League City, Texas


U.S. Greco-Roman Texas entries


Div. D

70 kg – Stephen Horton, Cibolo, Texas
70 kg – Ernesto Alarcon, Houston, Texas




Team Leader – Chris Brown, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Coach – Sandra George, Littleton, Colo.
Coach – Craig Van Dyke, Poway, Calif.
Referee – Paul Kruggel, Columbus, Ohio
Referee – Roy Scott, Boynton Beach, Fla.

Competition Schedule
Loutraki is seven hours ahead of U.S. Eastern time zone


Tuesday, October 19
10:30 a.m. – Preliminaries and repechage for Freestyle Div. B and Div. E
6:00 p.m. – Finals for Freestyle Div. B and Div. E

Wednesday, October 20
10:30 a.m. – Preliminaries and repechage for Freestyle Div. C and Div. D
6:00 p.m. – Finals for Freestyle Div. C and Div. D

Thursday, October 21
10:30 a.m. – Preliminaries and repechage for Freestyle Div. A
6:00 p.m. – Finals for Freestyle Div. A

Friday, October 22
10:30 a.m. – Preliminaries and repechage for Greco-Roman Div. B and Div. E
6:00 p.m. – Finals for Greco-Roman Div. B and Div. E

Saturday, October 23
10:30 a.m. – Preliminaries and repechage for Greco-Roman Div. C and Div. D
6:00 p.m. – Finals for Greco-Roman Div. C and Div. D

Sunday, October 24
10:30 a.m. – Preliminaries and repechage for Greco-Roman Div. A
6:00 p.m. – Finals for Greco-Roman Div. A

What do you think?

Written by Ray Shoaf

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