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Woodbine's Snyder springs dramatic to give U.S. world wrestling title

Woodbine's Snyder springs dramatic to give U.S. world wrestling title

PARIS (AP) — Ohio State star Kyle Snyder, a Woodbine resident, scored a late takedown of Olympic gold medalist Abdusalim Sadulaev in the deciding match, and the United States won the world freestyle wrestling title Saturday night for the first time in 22 years.

The U.S. and Russia were tied heading into the highly anticipated match between Snyder and Sadulaev, who moved up to the 213-pound weight class to challenge the American. Snyder, the 2016 Olympic champion, trailed before his spin-behind takedown in the final 20 seconds gave him a 6-5 victory.

"I am a happy man. I would have been happy with that performance, even if I lost. I wrestled really hard," Snyder said....

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