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Helen Maroulis is an American wrestling legend, most known for winning the first Olympic gold medal for the United States in women's wrestling at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She secured a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at 57 kg. To go along with her Olympic gold, Maroulis also has three gold medals from the World Championships.

  1. Olympic Berths On The Line When U.S. Women Compete At Pan-Am Qualifier

    Olympic Berths On The Line When U.S. Women Compete At Pan-Am Qualifier

    Feb 16, 2024

    The U.S. women’s freestyle team is halfway to a full Olympic team. The next step is the Senior Pan-American Olympic Games Qualifier in Acapulco, Mexico, from February 28-March 1.
  2. Amit Elor's 8th World Gold Medal Is Beyond Historic

    Amit Elor's 8th World Gold Medal Is Beyond Historic

    Oct 30, 2023

    Some watch history and others make history. Amit Elor just kicked down wrestling history's door and is lapping the field.
  3. U.S. Women's National Team Shows Diverse Paths To Success

    U.S. Women's National Team Shows Diverse Paths To Success

    Oct 9, 2023

    There’s more than one way to reach high-level success — and this year’s women’s national team proves it. The top three finishers at every weight are on the USA Wrestling National Team, which leads to funding and first-in-line preference for international competitions.
  4. U.S. Women Have Tough Decisions To Make For 2024 Olympic Trials

    U.S. Women Have Tough Decisions To Make For 2024 Olympic Trials

    Sep 26, 2023

    The 2023 World Championships are over, and now the real work begins. The Olympic Games, unfortunately, shrinks to six weight classes in each style from 10 at the Worlds.
  5. How Every College Did At The 2023 World Championships

    How Every College Did At The 2023 World Championships

    Sep 26, 2023

    Below is a comprehensive list of the wrestlers who competed at the 2023 World Championships, results from the tournament, and the colleges they attended. Some wrestlers are listed twice since they attended multiple schools.
  6. Team USA Wrestling's 2023 Senior World Team

    Team USA Wrestling's 2023 Senior World Team

    Aug 13, 2023

    The 2023 Senior World Championships will occur in Belgrad, Serbia, September 16-24. Team USA will send 10 wrestlers per style to Belgrade to compete against the best wrestlers in the world. Check out the below article to see every world team representative for men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle, and men’s Greco-Roman.
  7. Final X Matchup: Xochitl Mota-Pettis vs Helen Maroulis

    Final X Matchup: Xochitl Mota-Pettis vs Helen Maroulis

    Aug 7, 2023

    Helen Maroulis and Xochitl Mota-Pettis will compete for the 57 kg women’s freestyle berth on the 2023 Senior World Team in a best-of-three series on Saturday, August 12 at the Air Force Academy Cadet Fieldhouse at the U.S. Air Force Academy, just north of Colorado Springs, Colo.
  8. Maroulis And Mota-Pettis Wrestle-off Set For August 12

    Maroulis And Mota-Pettis Wrestle-off Set For August 12

    Jul 25, 2023

    A date and time for the best-of-three Final X series between Helen Maroulis and Xochitl Mota-Pettis have finally been set. The series was postponed by Maroulis and will take place on Saturday, August 12 at the Air Force Academy Field House at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
  9. 10 Famous Transfers Before The Transfer Portal

    10 Famous Transfers Before The Transfer Portal

    Jul 9, 2023

    College athletics changed when the NCAA developed the transfer portal in 2018. This became a streamlined tool for athletes to seamlessly transfer from one institution to another without losing eligibility.
  10. Women's Freestyle Veterans Prevail Over Youth At Final X

    Women's Freestyle Veterans Prevail Over Youth At Final X

    Jun 11, 2023

    There was talk of a youth movement at this year’s Final X in Newark, New Jersey. Five participants were teenagers, and only Amit Elor had made a previous senior-level World team.
  11. Women's Freestyle Final X 2023 Watch Guide

    Women's Freestyle Final X 2023 Watch Guide

    Jun 6, 2023

    Final X, presented by Tezos, determines the 2023 U.S. Senior World Teams in all three Olympic disciplines: men’s and women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman. Final X is the last leg in the World Team Trials process.
  12. 2023 Final X Wrestling Schedule, Matchups, And Previews

    2023 Final X Wrestling Schedule, Matchups, And Previews

    Jun 5, 2023

    FloWrestling will stream 2023 Final X presented by Tezos on Saturday, June 10. Final X will determine the 2023 World Teams in Men's Freestyle, Women's Freestyle, and Greco-Roman. A best-of-three series will be contested at each of the ten weight classes in those three styles. Below is the event schedule, a list of all 30 matchups, and links to preview content for the event.
  13. This World Team Trials Bracket Was Ridiculously Loaded

    This World Team Trials Bracket Was Ridiculously Loaded

    Jun 5, 2023

    There are loaded brackets, and then are brackets that make your jaw hit the floor.
  14. Women's Weekly: What We Learned From The World Team Trials

    Women's Weekly: What We Learned From The World Team Trials

    May 22, 2023

    The World Team Trials took place over the weekend and all Final X matchups are now set. Below are the 10 best-of-three matches we get to see along with what we learned from the weekend.
  15. US Open Women's Freestyle Wrestling Preview

    US Open Women's Freestyle Wrestling Preview

    Apr 21, 2023

    Below is a preview of the women’s US Open field based on the latest registration list. There’s always a chance that a quality wrestler enters at the last minute or that a wrestler switches weight, but this offers an overview of the leading contenders at each weight.