Boston, MA - On Saturday June 3rd, Boston Youth Wrestling was proud to host former Boston University standout and current Colombia National Team Member Nestor Taffur for a clinic at the Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club in Dorchester. While at BU, Nestor was a 2x NCAA qualifier, EIWA Conference Champion, and finished as the all-time wins leader in BU history with a record of 119-47. Nestor was also named BU's Male Athlete of the Year. After graduating, Nestor took a job as Assistant Wrestling Coach at Franklin and Marshall University. Nestor has also been busy training and competing for the Colombian National Team. He recently took Silver Medal at the 2017 UWW Pan-Am Championships, which qualified him for the World Wrestling Championships being held in Paris, France in August of this year.
After the clinic ended Taffur remarked, "I'm thankful for the opportunity to work with the inner city kids and pay forward the guidance I was given at their age. Guidance for these young athletes is crucial for their development as student athletes and I enjoyed coming in to work with them."