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Katie Downing named Wrestler of the Week for Aug. 22-28

Katie Downing (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Aug. 22-28.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level. The announcement will be made each week on Wednesday.

Downing has earned praise from USA Wrestling coaches for her work at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., during training camps for the upcoming World Championships. The event is set for Sept. 25-Oct. 1 in Guangzhou, China. Downing is scheduled to compete on Oct. 1.

Downing will compete in the World Championships for the second straight year at 67 kg/147.5 pounds. Downing won a bronze medal at the 2005 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Downing rolled to titles at the U.S. Nationals and U.S. World Team Trials this year.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at
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