Maroulis, Conder, Hildebrandt, Velte get draws for World Championships in Budapest
October 23, 2018


BUDAPEST, Hungary – Four U.S. women’s freestyle wrestlers received their draws for the World Wrestling Championships. Competition in their weight classes begin on Wednesday at the Papp Laszlo Arena.


U.S. women’s freestyle first round draws for Wednesday

50 kg/110 lbs. - Whitney Conder, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP)
Bye, winner of Jo-Chi Chiu (Taipei) and Son-Hyang Kim of North Korea
Chiu – 5th in 2016 Junior Worlds, th in 2016 and 2017 Asian Juniors
Kim - 2017 World bronze medalist, 3rd in 2018 Asian Games, 2014 Youth Olympics champion

53 kg/116.5 lbs. - Sarah Hildebrandt, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC/OTC)
Vs. Jyldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan - Three-time World medalist, 5th in 2016 Olympics

57 kg/125.5 lbs. – Helen Maroulis, New York, N.Y. (Sunkist Kids/NYCRTC)
Vs. Alyona Kolesnik (Azerbaijan), 5th in 2017 World Championships, 2015 U23 European champion

62 kg/136.5 lbs. - Mallory Velte, Sacramento, Calif. (Titan Mercury WC)
Vs. Sara Dal Col (Italy), 3rd in 2017 European Championships, 5th in 2101 Junior Worlds