Tag Archives: WFS

2017 Women’s Freestyle Nationals Junior Preview

McKayla Campbell

Sunday the UWW Juniors have the stage all to themselves at the tournament that many will always call Body Bar, the 2017 Women's Freestyle Nationals. Beginning at 9 am central time, the best Juniors in the country will vie for a spot on their world team which will compete in Tampere, Finland, this August. All weight classes except for 79.5 ...

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2017 Women’s Freestyle Nationals Cadet Preview

Alleida Martinez - Team USA

The 2017 Women's Freestyle Nationals, the tournament many will always call Body Bar, gets underway Saturday, May 20th, with competition from Division I all the way up through UWW Cadets. On the line for the Cadets at the weight classes from 70 kg on down are spots on the world team which will travel to Athens, Greece in September. UWW ...

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2017 Women’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview

2017 WFS WTTs

Photos By Tony Rotundo, WrestlerAreWarriors.com Senior level world team spots are on the line in women's freestyle this week and many wrestlers are moving weights adding even more intrigue to what is always a drama-filled tournament. Adeline Gray is the only champion from either the 2016 Olympic Trials or World Team Trials that won't compete here which, in addition to ...

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2016 U.S. Open Women’s Freestyle Preview – Quality over Quantity

Anthony - Campbell

This weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. Open for Greco-Roman and women’s freestyle wrestling takes center stage. On the line are spots at April’s World Team Trials for the top seven finishers at each weight and, for the winners of the Olympic weights, the top seed in the spring. This is the women’s freestyle portion of the preview. You ...

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Hildebrandt/Conder, Ragan/Velte to Wrestle for World Team Spots at Bill Farrell

Alli Ragan

The best-of-three finals at 55 and 60 kg are set on the first day of wrestling at the 2016 Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials.  While the brackets were small, the action was intense. Sarah Hildebrandt and Whitney Conder emerged as the last two wrestlers standing at 55 kg. Alli Ragan and Mallory Velte earned their shot ...

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Maroulis is Golden as Women’s Freestyle Concludes

Helen Maroulis - Team USA

A historic day at the Carioca 2 arena in Rio de Janeiro saw the fourth Olympic women’s freestyle wrestling tournament conclude with action at 53 kg, 63 kg and 75 kg. 53 kg History was going to be made regardless of the outcome at 53 kg final. 16-time world-level champion Saori Yoshida (JPN) was looking to match Kaori Icho, who ...

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Maroulis/Yoshida Final Set, Other Favorites Falter

Helen Maroulis - USA Wrestling

On a day when three wrestlers for Team USA had a chance to win our country’s first Olympic gold medal in women’s freestyle, one has survived the morning session with her gold medal hopes intact. Saori Yoshida also has made another Olympic final and goes for Olympic gold number four this afternoon. 53 kg The showdown that every American fan ...

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Icho Makes History, Japan Wins 3 Gold Medals as Women’s Freestyle Opens

Kaori Icho - Japan

History was made in a wild final session on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. Women’s freestyle handed out their first medals of the 2016 Olympic Games. Haley Augello was the only wrestler in action for Team USA. Kaori Icho of Japan had a chance to win her fourth Olympic gold medal which no wrestler, male or female, has ever done. ...

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Draw Analysis for Maroulis, Pirozhkova and Gray on Thursday

Adeline Gray - USA Wrestling

The draws are out for the biggest women’s freestyle day in the history of Team USA. Three wrestlers, Helen Maroulis (53 kg), Elena Pirozhkova (63 kg) and Adeline Gray (75 kg) will attempt to win the first Olympic gold medal in wrestling by an American woman. 53 kg The 2015 world champion at 55 kg, Helen Maroulis (USA), has a ...

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Augello Still Alive, Icho Looking for History Wednesday Afternoon

Kaori Icho - Japan

Another exciting morning of wrestling at the Carioca 2 arena featured women’s freestyle wrestling in the 48 kg, 58 kg and 69 kg weight categories. The gold medal matches and repechage brackets, which include Team USA’s Haley Augello, are set with wrestling to begin at 3 pm eastern time this afternoon. 48 kg Three-time defending world champion Eri Tosaka looked ...

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