Kelsey Campbell

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Kelsey Campbell (born June 5, 1985 in Anchorage) of Colorado Springs, Colorado is an American wrestler who won the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials at 55 kg FS and competed at the 2012 Olympics.


Kelsey started wrestling in response to a bet that she could not handle being a wrestler.[1]


Kelsey attended Arizona State University.[2] She is the first women wrestler at ASU.

USA Wrestling[edit]

Kelsey defeated Helen Maroulis 2 to 0 at the finals of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.[3]


In her opening match Campbell lost 1-0, 1-0 to eventual gold medalist Saori Yoshida and in the Repechage round 2 lost to eventual bronze medalist Yuliya Ratkevich 4-0, 1-0.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Kelsey's brother is a US Army soldier. Kelsey moved to Arizona to start a Christian church. Coach Campbell works with Stanford Wrestling.


  1. ^ Wayne Drehs (2012-04-22). "2012 London Olympics - Kelsey Campbell earns spot on U.S. Olympic wrestling team - ESPN". Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  2. ^ "Kelsey Campbell Profile - Arizona State University Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  3. ^ "USA Wrestling". Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  4. ^ "OLYMPICS/ WRESTLING: Saori Yoshida wins third straight gold". AJW by The Asahi Shimbun. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 

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