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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. Who Will Lead USA Wrestling Into Next Golden Age?

    Who Will Lead USA Wrestling Into Next Golden Age?

    Jun 21, 2022

    The final press conference before Final X New York painted a picture of the current state of wrestling in the United States. Ten wrestlers were interviewed with a moderator in the middle. The left half included David Taylor, Jordan Burroughs, Helen Maroulis, Kyle Dake, and Sarah Hildebrandt.
  2. Women's Weekly: Fresh High School Rankings

    Women's Weekly: Fresh High School Rankings

    Jun 21, 2022

    End-of-the-year high school team rankings were released with Wyoming Seminary leading the way as the top girls' high school team in the country. Rankings include public and private high schools from all states, including states with official girls' state championship events as well as those with unofficial girls' state championships.
  3. Final X Men's Freestyle Complete Scoring Breakdown

    Final X Men's Freestyle Complete Scoring Breakdown

    Jun 16, 2022

    Wrestling always has been and probably, given the nuanced and complicated nature of the sport, always will be lacking in the stats department. I'm doing my very small part to fix that. Below is a breakdown of all the scoring across the 24 matches men's freestyle matches at Final X Stillwater and New York.
  4. Is This The Golden Age Of American Wrestling?

    Is This The Golden Age Of American Wrestling?

    Jun 16, 2022

    USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender has consistently called this a golden age for American wrestling. And if you look at the output at the senior international level — he’s right.
  5. Women's Weekly: World Teams Are Set

    Women's Weekly: World Teams Are Set

    Jun 10, 2022

    Final X Stillwater and Final X New York set our 2022 Senior World Team. In some cases, it set our U23 World team, too. All that’s missing is the 62-kilogram senior-level World team spot. Returning silver medalist Kayla Miracle postponed her best-of-three series with Jennifer Page due to an injury. The time and location of the special wrestle-off have not been determined.
  6. Early Predictions For Team USA At 2022 Worlds

    Early Predictions For Team USA At 2022 Worlds

    Jun 9, 2022

    Team USA’s world team is set and expectations are high for the men’s freestyle team. With 3 months remaining, it's time for some “way too early predictions” and give a brief outlook on every weight at the 2022 world championships in men’s freestyle.
  7. All The Scoring Action From Final X NYC

    All The Scoring Action From Final X NYC

    Jun 9, 2022

    If you're ready to re-live the best scoring action from Final X New York City, scroll through this compilation of scoring highlights from all 14 best-of-three series.
  8. Match Notes From Final X NYC

    Match Notes From Final X NYC

    Jun 8, 2022

    Hot off the heels of Final X Stillwater, it's Final X NYC! Live from the Hulu Theater in the greatest city on planet earth.
  9. The Complete Final X New York Greco Preview

    The Complete Final X New York Greco Preview

    Jun 7, 2022

    All five series on the docket for Final X New York presented by Tezos involve the elite of the elite in American Greco-Roman wrestling. Who the headliners are is subjective fodder, but many are looking forward to the only Olympic Trials final rematch from last year pitting ‘21 World bronze G’Angelo Hancock against Braxton Amos, who captured a World bronze last year on the Junior level.
  10. The Complete Final X New York Women's Freestyle Preview

    The Complete Final X New York Women's Freestyle Preview

    Jun 7, 2022

    After an exciting weekend in Stillwater, where five women punched their tickets to Belgrade, get ready for Final X New York presented by Tezos, where five more best-of-three series will determine the rest of the U.S. women’s freestyle World Team. The weights competing this weekend are 50 kilograms, 53 kg, 57 kg, 62 kg, and 72 kg and will kick off with “True Third” matches at 12:30 pm in the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
  11. Final X NYC Will Finalize 2022 World Team

    Final X NYC Will Finalize 2022 World Team

    Jun 6, 2022

    Team USA will finalize their 2022 senior world team on June 8 at Final X in New York City. Check out the full bout order for the event below along with the list of wrestlers who have already qualified for the senior world team.
  12. 21 World & Olympic Medals Make This Women's Final X Field Deep As Ever

    21 World & Olympic Medals Make This Women's Final X Field Deep As Ever

    May 27, 2022

    The women’s field at Final X is loaded with credentials. Is it the best Final X field ever? Take a look at the numbers and decide for yourself. This year's line-up includes five of six 202One Olympians and six of 10 members of the 2021 World team. Six-time World champion Adeline Gray, who is pregnant with twins, is the only member of the Olympic team not competing.
  13. Women's Weekly: Final X Is Set

    Women's Weekly: Final X Is Set

    May 25, 2022

    The World Team Trials were held in Coralville, Iowa, on May 21-22, which set all 10 Final X matchups.
  14. Final X Match Order Locked In

    Final X Match Order Locked In

    May 24, 2022

    USA Wrestling has finalized the bout order and event structure for both Final X Stillwater, presented by Tezos, on Friday, June 3, as well as Final X New York, presented by Tezos, on Wednesday, June 8.
  15. Helen Maroulis Accepts Final X Bid

    Helen Maroulis Accepts Final X Bid

    Apr 19, 2022

    Original Release By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling: