Austin Armstong celebrates after winning the 12U title at Kids Folkstyle Nationals in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Austin Armstrong named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week presented by U.S. Air Force Special Warfare
by Savannah Asmann, USA Wrestling
Austin Armstrong (Idaho Hills, Idaho/Team Idaho Wrestling Club) has been named the USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week, presented by U.S. Air Force Special Warfare, on Jan. 31, 2024.
Armstrong finished atop the podium for the second-straight year at Kids Folkstyle Nationals. A Triple Crown winner in 2023, he looks to repeat his performance and win freestyle and Greco-
Roman national tournaments in the 12U division.
Armstrong was named the 12U boys Outstanding Wrestler at 74 pounds, going 4-0 with all his wins by fall. Armstrong’s fastest fall came in the quarterfinals, where he pinned his opponent in 51 seconds.
To nominate a wrestler for this honor please email the athlete's name, wrestling program, weekly accomplishments, and career accolades to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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