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Hannah Roberts Wins Gold, Justin Dowell Bronze In BMX Freestyle Final

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Ryan Gregory, writing for USA Daily, a digital publication of The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, recaps strong performances from both Hannah Roberts and Justin Dowell to bring home gold and bronze, respectively, in the BMX freestyle finals.

https://www.teamusa.org/News/2019/August/11/Hannah-Roberts-Wins-Gold-Justin-Dowell-Bronze-In-BMX-Freestyle-Final

U.S. Men’s Water Polo Team Qualifies For Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Ryan Gregory, writing for USA Daily, a digital publication of The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, describes how both the men’s and women’s USA Water Polo teams secured gold in dominating fashion.

https://www.teamusa.org/News/2019/August/10/US-Mens-Water-Polo-Team-Qualifies-For-Olympic-Games-Tokyo-2020

Postcard from Peru: Women’s Wrestling Earned More Than Medals

“First of all, thank you.”

That’s how Sarah Hildebrandt began her answer as I interviewed her following a dominant performance in the women’s freestyle 53kg. final. When I say dominant, I mean it.

Her opponent, Betzabeth Arguello of Venezuela, hardly lasted a minute on the mat. Hildebrandt sized her up, took her down, and […]

The Women Of USA Wrestling Show Up Strong, Earn Three Medals In Lima

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Ryan Gregory, writing for USA Daily, a digital publication of The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, described an important day in women’s freestyle wrestling as three United States competitors took home medals.

https://www.teamusa.org/News/2019/August/08/The-Women-Of-USA-Wrestling-Show-Up-Strong-Earn-Three-Medals-In-Lima

Gerek Meinhardt And Eliza Stone Take Home Gold Medals In Day Two Of Fencing Finals

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Ryan Gregory, writing for USA Daily, a digital publication of The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, describes how both Gerek Meinhardt and Eliza Stone fended off comeback attempts to win gold in fencing.

https://www.teamusa.org/News/2019/August/06/Gerek-Meinhardt-And-Eliza-Stone-Take-Home-Gold-Medals-In-Day-Two-Of-Fencing-Finals