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Clarissa Chun named Wrestler of the Week for June 19-25

Clarissa Chun (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) has been named Wrestler of the Week for June 19-25.

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.

Chun has looked strong during women's freestyle training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Chun is preparing to compete in her second Olympic Games later this summer in London, England. She is the first two-time U.S. Olympian in women’s freestyle wrestling. She is scheduled to wrestle in the Olympics on Aug. 8.

"Clarissa is working hard and doing a great job with her preparation," U.S. National Coach Terry Steiner said. "She is working hard on her attacks and her chain wrestling. She's definitely on the right track for the Olympics."

Chun placed fifth at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. She followed by winning a 2008 World title at 48 kg/105.5 lbs. in Tokyo, Japan.

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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