Nittany Lion Wrestling Club member Thomas Gilman won the gold medal for the 57 kilogram weight class at the World Wrestling Championships on Monday, defeating Iran’s Alireza Sarlak 5-3 in the finals.
Champion of the World - Thomas Gilman!🥇🇺🇲— NLWC (@NittanyLionWC) October 4, 2021
Two months after winning bronze in the Tokyo Olympics, Gilman is taking home his first gold medal in international competition.
Gilman is a member of the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, a training center for international, collegiate and elite high school wrestlers.
NLWC members have now won two medals after David Taylor won a silver medal on Sunday.
Kyle Snyder will be the third medalist for the NLWC as he is wrestling in the world finals as well.
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