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Fifth spot for Heinrich Barnes
- Updated: February 15, 2011
OPEX programme wrestler Heinrich Barnes placed fifth in the annual Dave Schultz Memorial competition in Colorado Springs, California.
Barnes, silver medallist in last year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, won three bouts and lost two.
In his first bout he beat Pedro Soto Cordero of Puerto Rico, winning 3-0 and 5-2.
He then beat Canada’s Ryan Lue in three rounds, 0-3 4-0 7-1. Then followed a 6-1 3-1 win over America’s Phillip Simpson.
His last two fights ended in defeat to Kohei Fujimoto of Japan (0-1 5-5) and Chase Pami of the United States 5-2 2-2 3-2.