Kyle Snyder suffered an injury is likely out of the world wrestling championship scheduled for December in Serbia. The Rio Olympics gold medallist had entered the US senior nationals. After two dominant wins in the competition, he was up against Kyven Gadson in the semi-finals.
Gadson scored five unmatched points and won by injury default over Olympic and World champion Kyle Snyder in the 213.9-pound men’s freestyle semifinals in the U.S. Senior Nationals wrestling tournament at Xtream Arena.
💁🏻♂️97kg 1/2f Gadson- Snyder +/- inj.
Why’d he have to wrestle with injury ? Now he is out of Worlds🤦🏻♂️
Wishing Kyle a speedy recovery✊️ pic.twitter.com/UprMqFkuCO
— Ivan_FSwrestling (@sikom_d) October 11, 2020
United World Wrestling (UWW) is yet to make an official announcement on the fate of the worlds.
Meanwhile, five-times world champion Adeline Gray had also participated at the event. She is the first athlete in USA Wrestling history to win five world title.
In her first match in the 76kg, she earned the victory in 37 seconds with a fall over Samantha Springer.