International Wrestling

The Five Americans with the Most to Gain at the 2017 World Championships

Kyle Snyder, Helen Maroulis

Photos by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com

The 2017 World Championships are set for Paris, France, August 21st through 26th. The best wrestlers from across the globe will gather to compete, writing another chapter in the sport's history in the process. Legacies are made here and Team USA will be looking for a strong performance after finishing second overall in the combined team scores at the Junior World Championships last week. The team performance will be looked at as a measure of the overall strength of the US system, but many individuals head for France with a chance to elevate themselves and, in one case in particular, an entire style of wrestling. While we'll have previews coming as the entry list solidifies, to whet your appetite, here are the five Americans with the most to gain in Paris.

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