TITLE

A WRESTLER'S QUEST

AUTHOR(S)
Hipps, Tim
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Staff Sergeant Dremiel Byers was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Greco-Roman 120-kilogram wrestling tournament at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China but vows to compete again in the 2012 Olympics. Byers opened the tournament with a 1-0, 2-1 victory over Oleksandr Chernetskyi of Ukraine. Byers was beaten by Jalmar Sjober of Sweden with a 0-3, 1-1 and 1-1 score. The author shares that even in defeat, Byers maintained a sense of humor.
ACCESSION #
36381781

 

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