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Tamyra Mensah Stock to Wrestle For World Title

Katy’s loveable Olympic and World Champion Tamyra Mensah Stock will look to defend her crown as she wrestles for another world title tomorrow in Oslo, Norway.

Stock is the United States representative at 68 KG and a heavy favorite to add to her resume and bring home a title over the next two days.

Stock was a bronze medal winner in 2018 in Budapest, the 2019 World Champion in Kazakhstan and the 2020 Olympic Champion in Tokyo.

The 68 KG field in Oslo

68 kg/150 lbs.
BLR – Hanna SADCHANKA
BUL – Sofiya GEORGIEVA
CAN – Olivia DI BACCO
CZE – Adela HANZLICKOVA
FRA – Koumba LARROQUE
IND – Ritu RITU
JPN – Rin MIYAJI
KGZ – Meerim ZHUMANAZAROVA
KOR – Minji HA
LTU – Danute DOMIKAITYTE
MEX – Ambar GARNICA FLORES
MGL – Delgermaa ENKHSAIKHAN
NGR – Blessing OBORUDUDU
POL – Ewelina CIUNEK
RUS – Khanum VELIEVA
TUR – Nesrin BAS
UKR – Anastasiia LAVRENCHUK
USA – Tamyra STOCK MENSAH

Tamyra’s Bio from USA Wrestling

Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
RTC: U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center
Club: Titan Mercury WC
Coach: Vlad Izboinikov
College: Wayland Baptist Univ.
High School: Katy, Texas (Morton Ranch)
Born: Oct. 11, 1992 (28 years old)
Past Olympics: 1st (2020)
Past Sr. Worlds: 1st (2019), 3rd (2018), 9th (2017)
UWW World Ranking: No. 1


Career Highlights

  • 2020 Olympic champion
  • 2019 World champion
  • 2020 Olympian
  • 2019 United World Wrestling Women’s Wrestler of the Year
  • 2018 World bronze medalist
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials champ
  • Three-time World Team member (‘17, ‘18, ‘19)
  • 2016 and 2018 U.S. Open champion
  • Three-time Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix champion in Russia (2017-
    19)
  • First American to win three Yarygin golds
  • Three-time Pan American Championships champion (‘19, ‘20,
    ‘21)
  • 2014 and 2017 WCWA Nationals champion for Wayland Baptist
    -Two-time Texas high school state champion
    Personal: Daughter of Shonda and Prince… Married to Jacob
    Stock… Has three siblings, Tarkiya, Tytiana and Russell… Has two
    dogs, Otis and Lula…Born in Chicago… Began wrestling in high
    school…
    Note: Tamyra became the first black woman in U.S. and world
    history to win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling.
    Instagram: @mensahtamyrastock
    Twitter: @MensahTamStock

Schedule:

Wednesday, October 6
10:30 a.m. – Qualification rounds (WFS 57, 59, 68, 72 kg)
10:30 a.m. – Repechage rounds (WFS 50, 53, 65, 76 kg)
4:45 p.m. – Semifinals (WFS 57, 59, 68, 72 kg)
6 p.m. – Finals (WFS 50, 53, 65, 76 kg)
Thursday, October 7
10:30 a.m. – Qualification rounds (GR 55, 72, 77, 82 kg)
10:30 a.m. – Repechage rounds (WFS 57, 59, 68, 72 kg)
4:45 p.m. – Semifinals (GR 55, 72, 77, 82 kg)
6 p.m. – Finals (WFS 57, 59, 68, 72 kg

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