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Former Waterloo East and Iowa State wrestler Kyven Gadson and Iowa's Alex Meyer each won national championships on Sunday.

Gadson defeated Nikko Reyes of Northern Colorado 4-1 in the 97 kilo final of the University Freestyle National Championships. Meyer defeated Iowa teammate Burke Paddock 13-2 to capture the title at 80 kilos.

Gadson will move on to compete in the World Championships in Corum, Turkey at the end of October. Meyer's weight class, however, is not contest at the world meet.

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