2018-10-15

Howard Wins Gold at the Summer Youth Olympic Games


New Jersey state champion Robert Howard of Bergen Catholic is now a Summer Youth Olympics champion after he outlasted Hernan David Almendra, a host-country favorite from Argentina, in the finals to win the gold at 55kg, according to Brandon Penny of United States Olympic Committee.

Howard won his three matches by a total score of 40-13, including beating Japan's Hayato Fujita by technical fall in the final, according to Zach Miller of the North Jersey Record.

Congrats, Robert!

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Bergen Catholic's Profile

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Source

https://www.teamusa.org/News/2018/October/14/US-Wrestler-Robert-Howard-Outlasts-Raucous-Argentinian-Crowd-For-Youth-Olympic-Gold

https://www.northjersey.com/story/sports/high-school/wrestling/2018/10/14/robert-howard-bergen-catholic-wrestling-wins-youth-olympics-title/1643934002/

Photo Credits

https://www.teamusa.org/-/media/TeamUSA/Wrestling/Howard_Robert/howard_robert_101418_800x375.jpg?la=en&hash=8BD21603EA7CF773CD2FC3E08E6EAC745C7CDA10

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