Former Mizzou wrestler prepares for World Championships

3 months 6 days 23 hours ago Monday, October 15 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Monday, October 15, 2018 8:12:00 PM CDT October 15, 2018 in Sports
By: Jacob Lang, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou Wrestling standout J'den Cox will compete at the Senior World Championships in Budapest, Hungary from October 20-28.

Cox earned a bronze medal in both the 2016 Olympics and the 2017 World Championships.

While at Mizzou, Cox won three national championships in the 197 lb. weight class. He was also a four-time All-American.

Cox will be competing in a newly created weight class, 92 kg, which is roughly 202 lbs. He will be going up against a field that consists of four former Olympic medalists.

First round competition in the 92 kg weight class begins Sunday, October 21 at 3:30 am CT.

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