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World champion Clarissa Chun provides advice, inspiration for young wrestlers in Fargo

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling for

Clarissa Chun signs autographs for young wrestlers during her appearance on Sunday afternoon in Fargo. John Sachs photo.

FARGO, N.D. – The sport of women’s wrestling has grown by leaps and bounds since Clarissa Chun burst onto the scene internationally.

Chun wrestled in her first World Championships as a 19-year-old in Bulgaria in 2000.

Now nearly 11 years later, Chun has established herself as one of the top wrestlers on the planet. She placed fifth at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China at 48 kg/105.5 lbs. before coming right back to win a World title in Tokyo, Japan a couple of months later….

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