San Francisco State’s Justin Pichewatana to compete at 2019 U23 World Championships

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco State wrestler Justin Pichedwatana has been invited to compete in the 2019 U23 Senior World Championships.

The competition will be held at the Ludovika Arena in Budapest, Hungary from October 28 to November 3.

Pichedwatana was a 2019 NCAA Division II All-American at 184 lb. and headed into the season is ranked at No. 5 by TheOpenMat.com. Earlier this year, the Lakewood, California native spent a week in Thailand at the National Training Center in Nakhon Ratchasima. He participated in a national team training camp and also had an official tryout, which culminated in him earning a U23 World Team spot at 86kg.

Pichedwatana will be accompanied by Assistant Coach Ryan Loder, who will coach him under the Thai Flag via the Thai national team.

Coverage of the U23 Senior World Championships will be provided by Trackwrestling. Additional information is available at unitedworldwrestling.org.