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Alex Moore '14 wins bronze at Commonwealth Games

This past weekend, Alex Moore '14 won a bronze medal in wrestling, the 86 kg weight class, at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, in Birmingham, England.

Courtesy of the CBC:

from wrestling canada website: https://wrestling.ca/dhesi-caps-six-medal-day-for-canadian-wrestlers/

Alex Moore, from Montreal, opened the competition with a round of 16 match against Ekerekeme Agiomor (NGR). Moore had no issues, winning the contest by superiority 10-0.

Moore advanced to face Suresh Warnakulasuriya (SRI) in the quarterfinal. Moore again had a strong performance winning by superiority 10-0.

He matched up with Deepak Punia of India in the semifinal. While the match remained close until the end, it would be Punia pulling out a 3-1.

There was still a chance for bronze for Moore when he took on Matthew Oxenham of New Zealand. In the match, Moore quickly got the laces, and it was all over. He quickly scored and won 10-0.

“Winning bronze wasn’t what I wanted but I came in off some injuries, so it was still good to come and compete,” said Moore. “I had to change up my strategy in the semifinal match, it wasn’t what I wanted to do but I thought approaching it as a more tactical match was the way to go. He was a good opponent, and I will build off this.”