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Tamyra Mensah-Stock is an Olympic Champion and World Champion freestyle wrestler who was born in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to her success on the international level, she attended and wrestled at Wayland Baptist University. Now she is a member of the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club. In 2021, Mensah-Stock will make her first Olympic appearance after earning a quota spot for the United States at 68 kg, and subsequently winning the 2021 Olympic Team Trials.

  1. Tamyra Mensah-Stock Was Born To Be A Superstar

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock Was Born To Be A Superstar

    Jun 18, 2022

    You can’t blame Tamyra Mensah-Stock for wanting to take a break or contemplating retirement. Her popularity skyrocketed after winning the 2020 Olympic Games last summer.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock Accepts Final X Bid

    Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock Accepts Final X Bid

    Apr 20, 2022

    By Gary Abbot, USA Wrestling
  9. Women's Weekly: Every U.S. World Medalist

    Women's Weekly: Every U.S. World Medalist

    Apr 6, 2022

    The United States entered the Senior Women's World Championships for the first time in 1989. Since that time there have been 38 women who have combined for 93 World and Olympic medals, including 10 women who have won a total of 23 World/Olympic titles.
  10. Top 100: By The Numbers

    Top 100: By The Numbers

    Feb 1, 2022

    Below is a full listing of FloWrestling's Top 100 American Wrestlers of All Time along with college wrestling affiliations. Several went to multiple colleges, which is why a wrestler may be listed more than once.
  11. Women's Weekly: Iowa Sanctions Girls Wrestling

    Women's Weekly: Iowa Sanctions Girls Wrestling

    Jan 24, 2022

    The big news over the weekend was that Iowa — a state known for its rich wrestling tradition — became the 34th state to sanction girls' high school wrestling. The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) has held a state tournament the past four years but the 2022-23 season will mark the first time that girls wrestling will be recognized as an official sport at the state level.
  12. The Top 100 Countdown: 20-11

    The Top 100 Countdown: 20-11

    Dec 31, 2021

    The countdown continues as FloWrestling releases its top 100 greatest American wrestlers of all time. The inaugural episode was released on November 4 and will end with the announcement of the greatest wrestler of all time on January 10, 2022.
  13. Women's Weekly: Everything Women's Wrestling

    Women's Weekly: Everything Women's Wrestling

    Dec 23, 2021

    Lori Ayres is starting a new video podcast on FloWrestling called “Everything Women’s Wrestling.” Ayres is the co-founder of Division I women’s wrestling, an organization working to educate, grow, and support women who want to wrestle at the Division I level.
  14. Women's Weekly: Historic Tournament Still Producing Results

    Women's Weekly: Historic Tournament Still Producing Results

    Nov 17, 2021

    It’s fun to look back now that the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) and its end-of-year national tournament will likely disband. This was THE women’s national collegiate wrestling championship that counted for years since it combined schools from every division.
  15. 65kg Worlds Preview - Is Yianni Ready To Win World Gold?

    65kg Worlds Preview - Is Yianni Ready To Win World Gold?

    Sep 23, 2021

    Yianni Diakomihalis is Team USA’s world team rep at 65kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 65kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Diakomihalis’ senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.