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Medal Picks
Brian Cazeneuve
September 11, 2000
Who will take home gold, silver and bronze in each of the Games' 300 events? And who will be worth watching, win or lose?
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September 11, 2000

Medal Picks

Who will take home gold, silver and bronze in each of the Games' 300 events? And who will be worth watching, win or lose?

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[Gold]Sagid Murtazaliev, Russia
[Silver]Marek Garmulewicz, Poland
[Bronze]Ali Reza Heidari, Iran
Rasul Khadem won this class in '96 for Iran's first gold medal in any sport since 1968

130 kg (287 lbs.)

[Gold]Kerry McCoy, U.S.
[Silver]David Musulbes, Russia
[Bronze]Alexis Rodriguez, Cuba
McCoy stunned world champion Stephen Neal at U.S. trials

GRECO-ROMAN

54 kg (119 lbs.)

[Gold]Lazaro Rivas, Cuba
[Silver]Alfred Termkrtchyan, Germany
[Bronze]Sin Kwon Ho, South Korea
Rivas was named Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year in '99

58 kg (128 lbs.)

[Gold]Kim In Sub, South Korea
[Silver]Yuri Melnichenko, Kazakhstan
[Bronze]Armen Nazarian, Bulgaria
Nazarian won the gold medal at 52 kg in '96 for Armenia

63 kg (139 lbs.)

[Gold]Mkkhitar Manukian, Kazakhstan
[Silver]Seref Eroglu, Turkey
[Bronze]Varterez Samurgashev, Russia
Manukian defeated Eroglu in each of last two world finals

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