Kateryna Shakalova of Ukraine takes grappling gold in Baku

2017/10/23 1:38:21

American Breanna Stikkelman takes silver

 


From FloGrappling, Oct 20, 2017

 

BAKU, Azerbaijan -- Breanna Stikkelman (Simi Valley, Calif./Street Sports), competing in her first UWW Grappling World Championships, won a silver medal at 58 kg in the women's No-Gi competition at the Grappling World Championships on Friday.

 

Stikkelman was defeated in the gold-medal finals by Kateryna Shakalova of Ukraine, 8-1. She was the only American in the gold-medal round on Friday night.

 

To reach the finals, Stikkelman powered through her half-bracket, scoring submission victories over Marino Suzuki of Japan and Roxane Cusson of France. She beat Suzuki with a front choke in 58 seconds and Cusson with an arm bar in 2:35

 

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