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Helen Maroulis

Helen Maroulis
Wrestling USA

Helen Maroulis

Helen Maroulis
  • Birth date 9/19/1991
  • Birthplace Rockville, Maryland
  • Hometown Magruder, Maryland
  • Residence Tempe, Arizona
  • Height/Weight 5'3"/ 116 lbs

Biography

After a heartbreaking defeat in the final round of the U.S. Olympic Trials in 2012, Helen Maroulis has bounced back to attain a world #1 ranking in her weight class. In the ramp-up to the Rio Olympics, the six-time national champion finally broke through for her first career world title in 2015. Maroulis has racked up most of her accolades while wrestling at 55kg (121 lbs), but that weight class is not on the 2016 Olympic program. Instead, she has cut weight to get down to 53kg (116.5 lbs), and the Maryland native hopes to carry her dominance over into that division.
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Getting to know Helen Maroulis

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First American woman to win gold in wrestling

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2015 world champion

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Three-time world medalist (2012, 2014, 2015)

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