PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Five-time All-American and 2022 NCAA bronze medalist Sebastian Rivera will represent Team Puerto Rico next week at the 2023 World Championships. Rivera will compete at 65 kilograms at the world freestyle championships, held September 16-24 in Belgrade, Serbia. Rivera will be coached by Jeff Buxton and Donny Pritzlaff at the championships.
Rivera recently captured a bronze medal for Team Puerto Rico this past May at the 2023 Pan-American Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Competing at 65 kilograms, Rivera defeated Albaro Rudecindo Camacho (Dominican Republic) by VPO1, 9-2, to finish third in his weight class at the championships.