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Culver Academy alum Kayla Miracle falls in Round of 16 in Olympics

Miracle can get pulled back into the competition if Long makes the Finals.
Kayla Miracle at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Kayla Miracle at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.(NBC Olympics)
Published: Aug. 3, 2021 at 12:41 AM EDT
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TOKYO (WNDU) - Culver Academy alum Kayla Miracle wrestled for Team USA in the Round of 16 at the Olympics in the 62KG weight class.

In a match against China’s Jia Long, Miracle takes the 2-1 lead with the take down.

Long would return the favor with two minutes left as she scored an exposure on miracle to take the 3-2 lead.

Long would hold on to defeat Miracle 3-2. Long improves to 2-0 all-time against the 25-year-old Miracle.

This is just her third ever international tournament.

Miracle can get pulled back into the competition if Long makes the Finals.

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