It took place in North Carolina (USA) on February 23, 2020. A young woman named Heaven Fitch became the first female wrestler to win a "State Men's Individual Olympic Wrestling Championship," according to the Athletic Association of North Carolina High School.
Fitch, a fighter competing with adolescent boys in the 48kg category, triumphantly proclaimed herself champion after her unappealable 11-3 victory.
Heaven had no problem winning the state title, it was forceful: he won the semifinal 9-4 and was crowned 11-3. The feat is that he only faced boys.
Heaven Fitch, a teenage girl from North Carolina (USA), used to watch her brothers' wrestling duels since she was six years old and insistently asked her parents to let her practice Olympic wrestling.
At 6 years old, he decided he wanted to enter, he told the local Concord newspaper The Independent Tribune in 2018.
“In 2019, battling the boys, Heaven Fitch ranked fourth in the 106-pound division of the 1A State Championship. In the consolation finals, he lost to Stephen Mainz of Lejeune in a major 9-1 decision.
Fitch not only finished the season with a 54-4 record, but was the most outstanding fighter in the 1A State Championship and became the first female fighter to win an individual state championship in NCHSAA history. ” *
Fitch returned this year as a junior, fighting again in the 106-pound division. This time he won the state championship title.
Later that weekend, she won the award for Outstanding Wrestler.