FightingIllini.com

The Official Home of University of Illinois Athletics

    Wrestling

    Kennedy Wins Silver Medal at Kadirov Cup
    Kennedy was a three-time All-American at Illinois from 2007-11.

    Kennedy was a three-time All-American at Illinois from 2007-11.

    Oct. 29, 2013

    GROZNY, Russia -- Former Illinois wrestler Jimmy Kennedy (2007-11) placed second at the Ramzan Kadirov Cup in Grozny, Russia on Sunday. The former Illini competed at 132 pounds and won all of his preliminary matches before falling to eventual champion Murad Nukhadiev of Russia.

    Kennedy is currently ranked No. 2 in the USA at his weight class after placing second at the 2013 U.S. World Team Trials. Last weekend, the Ingleside, Ill. native won a gold medal at the Intercontinental Cup in Khasavjurt, Russia.

    Razman Kadirov Cup Results at 132 pounds
    Gold - Murad Nukhadiev (Russia)
    Silver - Jimmy Kennedy (USA)
    Bronze - Albert Kairhanov (Russia)
    Bronze - Hussein Shahbanov (Russia)

    Illinois Athletics

    Top Videos

    See more videos

    Twitter

    Follow Us On Twitter

    Contact

    University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

    Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building
    1700 S. Fourth Street, Champaign, IL 61820
    217-333-3630 | E-Mail Us