The world’s best wrestler: Undefeated, Unscored on and World Champion: Helen Maroulis!

World Champion Helen Maroulis (USA) Photo courtesy Tony Rotundo of WrestlersAreWarriors.com

PALM DESERT, August 25, 2017 – How do you define greatness?

Surely, American wrestling star Helen Maroulis fits the bill no matter what criteria you use. She won her third global title in three years at the wrestling World Championships in Paris on Wednesday. She not only went undefeated, she was unscored on in five matches!

More of the details of this astonishing performer and a preview of the men’s Freestyle events in our Friday edition, plus:

= p. 3/Lane One: Africa wants the IAAF World Championships? Why?
= p. 13/Athletics: Mo Farah learns a lesson and wins the Diamond League 5,000 m!
= p. 16/Boxing: Troubled AIBA hosts men’s World Championships in Hamburg;
= p. 17/Basketball: U.S. team of G-leaguers in FIBA AmeriCup 2017 in Uruguay;
= p. 20/Triathlon: Mario Mola and Flora Duffy try to protect season leads in Stockholm.