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English grapplers eye gold

15 July 2002

Team England has announced a seven-strong wrestling squad that is hoping to get to grips with the medals at the Manchester 2002.

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The squad includes two medallists at Victoria 1994, the last Commonwealth Games to feature the sport.

John Melling and Andy Hutchinson both won silver medals at the Victoria Games.

England has only won four wrestling golds at the Commonwealth Games - the last was in 1986.

The full Team England wrestling squad is:
Nathanael Ackerman
Andy Hutchinson
John Melling
Johannes Rossouw
Paul Stridgeon
Jatinder Singh Chatha
Amerjit Singh

Wrestling takes place at the G-MEX Centre. It gets underway on 2 August and concludes on 4 August. Great tickets are still available online

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