The U.S. women’s national team will take a competition and training tour to Russia, and will wrestle at the Open Cup of Russia in Novocheboksark, Nov. 14-15. A number of World and Olympic medalists will participate for Team USA.
Among the U.S. entries will be 2008 World champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Clarissa Chun (Morgantown, W.Va./Sunkist Kids) at 48 kg/105.5 lbs. 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Randi Miller (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army WCAP) is slated for 69 kg/152 lbs.
2005 World champion Iris Smith (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army) is among five past World medalists on the tour. Along with Chun, there are three two-time World medalists on the U.S. team, Alyssa Lampe (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) at 48 kg/105.5 lbs., Helen Maroulis (Tempe, Ariz./Sunkist Kids) at 55 kg/121 lbs. and Sally Roberts (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army WCAP) at 60 kg/132 lbs.