Colin Realbuto secured his initially victory at the United Planet Wrestling (UVV) Senior Planet Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. In the 65 kilogram freestyle competitors, Realbuto represented Italy and was 38th in the globe. In his initially round, he defeated Junjun Azbias of Micronesia, soon after coming from an eight-four deficit to win 14-eight. The victory was Realbut’s initially profession Planet Championship victory, following his participation at the 2021 Planet Senior Championship in Oslo, Norway, exactly where he was eliminated in the initially round.
Moving on to the second round, Realbuto faced a difficult opponent Maxim Sakultan of Moldova, who was ranked 41st in the globe. Just after a lackluster initially period, Realbuto briefly took a two-point lead, but Sakultan swiftly regained the lead to safe a 7-three victory.
Initially from Somers, New York, Realbuto had a profitable collegiate profession at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). He certified for the NCAA Championships twice in the 149-pound weight class and posted a 44-21 general record in his 3 seasons at UNI. Realbuto transferred to UNI from Brown University in 2020 and went on to finish fifth at the 2023 Huge 12 Championships, earning automatic qualification for the NCAA Championships.
Throughout his 2022-23 junior season, Realbuto had notable good results with 20 wins, like wins against best-25 opponents. One particular of his standout performances was defeating third-ranked Sammy Sass of Ohio State at the Collegiate Duals in New Orleans. Realbuto also excelled academically, getting 1st Group Huge 12 All-Academic Group honors twice and becoming named a 2023 NVCA Scholar All-American.