Tyler Curd earns first overseas gold

Curd stands at the top of the podium at the Mälarcupen in Västerås, Sweden

November 6, 2018

Oak Grove senior, Tyler Curd, earned his first overseas gold at the Mälarcupen in Västerås, Sweden. Curd, won the tournament at 130kg greco bracket.

Curd went 4-0 at the tournament defeating Belarusian’s Ilya Yudchytis, who tech’ed Curd last week in The Klippan Cup in Sweden. Curd defeated Yudchytis by fall in the finals.

With Curd’s gold he becomes only the second USA wrestlers to win the Malarupen at the Senior level.

Curd is a 2x state champion and Fargo National Champ from Oak Grove, who is also an all-state defensive end in football. Curd took the opportunity to wrestle at the U.S. Olympic Training Site and forego his senior year playing football.