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Stratford’s Nico Provo wins bronze at Cadet Pan American championships

Stratford’s Nico Provo won his second New England Prep School championship Saturday in February at 113 pounds. (John Nash photo courtesy Green Farms Academy)

Stratford’s Nico Provo won a bronze medal for the United States at the 2019 Cadet Pan American championships in Morelia, Mexico on Friday (June 28).

Wrestling at 51 kilograms or 112 pounds in Greco-Roman, Provo dropped his first match of the tournament but won two of his final three matches to claim a bronze medal.

The Americans won eight gold medals and one bronze medal. The United States went 27-2 and won the overall team championship.

Provo lost his tournament opener to Peru’s Enrique Herrera-Huacre, 6-2 but pinned Argentina’s Eduardo Lovera. After a 5-4 loss to Mexico’s Segura Tellez, Provo beat Guatemala’s Marlon Godinez-Perez, 10-1 for the bronze medal.

Provo is a student at Greens Farms Academy in Westport. He won his second straight New England Prep School championship in February.

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