Former Culver Academies star Kayla Miracle has reached the gold medal match of the women’s 62 Kg (137-pound) weight class at the World Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway.
Miracle, age 25, faces Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the championship round Tuesday.
The gold-medal match is scheduled to start shortly after 6 p.m. in Norway, which is 12 noon here. It will be live-streamed on FloWrestling.
In today’s semifinals, Miracle pulled out a tough, 2-0 victory over Lais Nunes de Oliveira of Brazil.
Miracle’s gold-medal opponent, Tynybekova, 28, is ranked No. 1 in the world by United World Wrestling, the governing body of the sport. She is the defending world champion, having won Kyrgyzstan’s first-ever title in 2019.
Miracle is currently ranked No. 12 in the world and seeking her first World championship.