Olympians Winchester, Miracle, Junior World champs Nelson, Blades, Welker reach World Team Trials finals in women’s freestyle

A ton of young talent was on display at the Senior World Team Trials in the women’s freestyle division, as the championships series finals have been set in the six weight classes being contested this weekend at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb.

A pair of 2020 Olympians who are seeking a spot on the Senior World Team won their semifinals, Jacarra Winchester of the Titan Mercury WC at 55 kg and Kayla Miracle of the Sunkist Kids at 62 kg.

Winchester, who was fifth at the 2020 Olympics down at 53 kg, won a 12-0 technical fall over Amanda Martinez of the Cardinal WC at 55 kg. Winchester was a 2019 World champion at 55 kg. She will battle 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials runner-up Jenna Burkert of Army WCAP, who also had a technical fall win in the semifinals. Burkert was second in the Olympic Trials up at 57 kg. Continue reading at teamusa.org →