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The 2015 Vegas Worlds Begin

September 08, 2015

(Las Vegas, USA) – On day one at the 2015 World Championships taking place in Las Vegas Nevada, the event, featuring the best wrestlers in the world, opened with the Greco-Roman competitors in the 66KG, 75KG, 98KG weight classes.

In the preliminaries of the 98KG Greco-Roman weight class, Canada’s only entry for the day, Jeremy Latour of the Guelph Wrestling Club met Changgun An of Korea on the mat. Unfortunately, Latour was unsuccessful (0-9).

After the preliminaries and before the day’s medal finals, the opening day also featured the event opening ceremonies featuring song medleys and dance numbers made famous by the city known for its entertainment value.

A reminder that United World Wrestling will deliver a high-definition live stream of every match from the 2015 Wrestling World Championships from September 7-12, 2015. Be sure to check out https://unitedworldwrestling.org/event/world-championship-senior-1 for more information and @WrestlingCanada on twitter for live tweets.

Wrestling action continues tomorrow from Las Vegas with the best Greco-Roman wrestlers in the world for the 71KG, 80KG, 130KG and 59KG including Canada’s Dylan Williams.