Kylie Welker, Franksville, Wisconsin, wins 48kg Pan Am Gold | Chile

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By TomM August 19, 2017 09:44

Kylie Welker, Franksville, Wisconsin, wins 48kg Pan Am Gold | Chile

Kylie Welker, Franksville, Wisconsin, wins 48kg Pan Am Gold

Kylie Welker (Franksville, Wisconsin) became a two time Pan Am Games medalist for the USA team, taking the 48kg Gold medal in Santiago, Chile. Welker won a bronze medal in the 44 kg/96.8 lbs. class for USA at the 2016 Pan Ams in Colombia.

U.S. women’s team wins six gold medals en route to Schoolgirl Pan Am team championship
By Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling | August 18, 2017

SANTIAGO, Chile – The U.S. Schoolgirl freestyle team put up another dominant performance for the Red, White and Blue at the Schoolboy/girl Pan American Championships on Friday, with the seven athletes collecting six gold medals and one silver.

The US team won the team race and shared a podium with second-place Ecuador and third-place Peru.

The champions were Sterling Dias of Nevada at 37 kg, Alexandra Szkotnicki of Maryland at 40 kg, Sage Mortimer of Utah at 44 kg, Kylie Welker of Wisconsin at 48 kg, Alexis Zepeda of Oregon at 52 kg and Kennedy Blades of Illinois at 62 kg.

This story will be updated when complete results become available.

Competition will wrap up tomorrow with Schoolboy freestyle.

PAN AMERICAN SCHOOLBOY CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Santiago, Chile, August 17

U.S. Greco-Roman performances
34 kg – Virginia Foard, Reva, Va.
37 kg – Sterling Dias, Las Vegas, Nev.
40 kg – Alexandra Szkotnicki, Riva, Md.
44 kg – Sage Mortimer, Mapleton, Utah
48 kg – Kylie Welker, Franksville, Wis.
52 kg – Alexys Zepeda, Gervais, Ore.
62 kg – Kennedy Blades, Broadview, Ill.

Read more and check out updates at USA Wrestling HERE

Photo at top taken from USA Wrestling

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By TomM August 19, 2017 09:44

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