Maroulis wins third World title, Mensah Stock gets bronze, Nelson is fifth and USA takes second in team race

OSLO, Norway – The U.S. women’s wrestling program closed out a memorable Senior World Championships with two more medals, including a spectacular performance by the legendary Helen Maroulis to win her third career World title, and a strong second place finish as a team.

Maroulis, a 2016 Olympic champion and 2020 Olympic bronze medalist, added a 2021 World title to her 1995 and 1995 World titles, with a pin over Anshu of India in the 57 kg finals

Maroulis went into the break trailing a 1-0 match to Anshu on an activity clock point but wasted no time in the second period. After scoring a spin-behind takedown, Maroulis ran an arm bar and put Anshu on her back. Maroulis got Anshu flat with two minutes left on the clock. Continue reading at →