Friday, 15 May 2009 08:56
Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo will hold a Freestyle Wrestling Clinic at Massapequa High School providing high school wrestlers (USAW registered) with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with the best.
Some of the most competitive high school wrestlers from Long Island and across New York State will be participating in this unique clinic. Coaches will also have an opportunity to learn from this Olympic Champion in action. Following the clinic, a Freestyle dual meet will take place between Massapequa High School and Long Beach High School, which is sure to add excitement to an already memorable day.
Henry Cejudo claimed his gold medal in Beijing, China after defeating Japan’s Tomohiro Matsunaga in the 55-kilogram/121 pound final. He is currently training to compete in the 2009 World Championship in Denmark, and plans to continue his quest for another gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London.
The clinic will take place Saturday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. at the Massapequa High School, Main Campus, 4925 Merrick Road, Massapequa.