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Olympic Silver Medalist Adeline Gray to Attend WIAA Girls State

By Gabby Lord-Klein, 01/18/22, 6:45AM CST


Featured photo of Adeline Gray by Tony Rotundo, Wrestlers Are Warriors.

The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation is pleased to announce that Olympic Silver Medalist Adeline Gray will attend the first-ever WIAA Girls State Individual Wrestling Tournament. 

Gray, a six-time world champion in women’s freestyle wrestling, will award medals to the top-six placers in each of the twelve weight classes. 

State Chairperson Todd Schaaf shared the following: “Adeline Gray is a pioneer and leader in the women’s wrestling community. Outside of her accomplishments on the mats she is a strong ambassador and advocate for girls wrestling and we are thrilled she will join us for this historic day in partnership with the WIAA.”

The Girls State Wrestling Tournament will be contested on Saturday, January 29th at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. 

The WWF will supply all USA Wrestling female members outside of grades 9-12 free admission to the historic event. If that is you, please email with your name and the email address where you would like to receive your ticket voucher to claim your entry. The WWF will forward your information to the WIAA office, and you will receive the voucher via email prior to the event. Requests must be submitted by Saturday, January 22nd. 

General admission tickets are $11 and must be purchased online. Tickets will be good for the entire day. Session I (preliminaries through semifinals) will be contested from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Session II will begin at 6:30pm with the parade of champions and finals. Seeding and draws will take place Sunday, January 23rd using Trackwrestling. 

We are happy to partner with the WIAA as they host their first official Girls State Individual Tournament in the sport of wrestling. Please join us as we make it one to remember for athletes, parents, and coaches. 

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