Gilman gets first day Draw for men’s freestyle

By Andy Hamilton Trackwrestling

Thomas Gilman (Iowa) 

The opening-round draws are out for the first day of men's freestyle competition at the World Championships in Paris. Here are the competitors the United States will send to the mat:

Thomas Gilman

Weight: 57 kilograms

Age: 23

Residence: Iowa City, Iowa

World Team experience: This is the first trip to the World Championships for Gilman at the Senior level, but he's no stranger to high-level international competition. He claimed a bronze at the 2014 Junior World Championships and competed in two other age-division World Championships.

First-round opponent: Gilman kicks off the tournament against 19-year-old Ukrainian Andrey Yatsenko, a Junior European silver medalist and European U23 bronze medalist this year.

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