Johnstown’s Bo Bassett pinned Russia’s Alikhan Ashinov on Wednesday at the Cadet World Wrestling Championships in Budapest to win Gold in the 45-kilogram freestyle title.
The 14 year old Bishop McCort student is the youngest World Champion ever! And, he wrestled in the 16-17 year old age group! Bo was also voted Most Outstanding Wrestler of the entire Championships!
Now, Bo turns his attention to the Greco-Roman portion of the tournament in search of more Gold and more records. That begins Saturday.
Here’s Bo and his Dad, Bill, joining Bubba on the Rocky Wake Up Show: