2021 Senior World Team Trials

TOM’s Takeaways from the 2021 U.S. World Team Trials Best-of-Three Finals

Jordan Burroughs (USA) won five matches over the weekend and punched his ticket to an eighth World Championships. Photo: Sam Janicki/ SJanickiPhoto. 

The 2021 U.S. World Team Trials in Lincoln, Nebraska, inside Pinnacle Bank Arena are in the books, and our three Senior-level World Teams are selected. 

As expected, World Team Trials has delivered numerous star-studded bouts, particularly in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds. 

These few hundred matches wrestled over the weekend were a testament to the strength of USA Wrestling as a whole. With the 30 athletes who have earned respective World Team slots, you have to like Team USA's odds to contend for a plethora of individual medals and even some team titles, especially on the freestyle side. 


Here are six things that stood out from the Men's Freestyle Best-of-Three Championship Series. 

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