Who was on the 1972 Olympic wrestling team?

Games Gold Silver
57 kg Hideaki Yanagida Japan Richard Sanders United States
62 kg Zagalav Abdulbekov Soviet Union Vehbi Akdağ Turkey
68 kg Dan Gable United States Kikuo Wada Japan
74 kg Wayne Wells United States Jan Karlsson Sweden

Did the US compete in the 1972 Olympics?

The United States competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 400 competitors, 316 men and 84 women, took part in 185 events in 21 sports.

Which country won an Olympic gold in 1972 and 1988?

East Germany would nearly overtake the United States in 1976, and then finish second in the medal count in 1980 and 1988. American swimmer Mark Spitz won seven events, breaking the record for most gold medals by a single athlete in a single Olympic Games.

Who is the most feared wrestler of all time?

10 Most Dangerous Wrestlers In WWE History, Ranked

  1. 1 HAKU. While he was not successful in UFC or MMA fighting, most wrestlers who are asked will tell fans that the most dangerous man in professional wrestling was Haku.
  2. 2 KEN SHAMROCK. …
  3. 3 DAN SEVERN. …
  4. 4 BROCK LESNAR. …
  7. 7 KURT ANGLE. …
  8. 8 VADER. …

Who is the greatest freestyle wrestler ever?

The 10 Best Freestyle Wrestlers of All Time

  • Sergei Belaglazov.
  • John Smith.
  • Ivan Yarygin.
  • Kaori Icho.
  • Bruce Baumgartner.
  • Buvaisar Saitiev.
  • Aleksandr Medved.
  • In Conclusion.
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