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U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling, by the numbers



(published Saturday, June 17)

1,233 - Entries in the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials process

173 - Number of athletes who qualified for the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials in Dallas

99 - Number of freestyle medals that the U.S. won in wrestling during the Modern Olympic Games

96 - Number of Greco-Roman athletes who have qualified for the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials

89 - Colleges that wrestlers competing at the Olympic Wrestling Trials attended

77 - Number of freestyle athletes who have qualified for the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials

46 - Age of the oldest athlete who qualified for the Olympic Wrestling Trials - Greg Gibson

40 - States that have connection to one or more athletes at the Olympic Wrestling Trials

18 - Age of the youngest athlete who qualified for the Olympic Wrestling Trials - Chris Rodrigues

16 - Positions on the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team up for grabs at the Olympic Wrestling Trials

13- Number of qualified wrestlers from Univ. of Iowa, and from Arizona State, the most of any schools

12 - Number of mat officials who will be working the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials

10 - Number of Greco-Roman medals that the U.S. won in wrestling during the Modern Olympic Games

11 - Past Olympians who have qualified for the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials

8 - Weight classes in each wrestling style (54 kg, 58 kg, 63 kg, 69 kg, 76 kg, 85 kg, 97 kg, 130 kg)

6 - Past World Champions who have qualified for the Olympic Wrestling Team Trials

3 - Days of competition at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials (June 22-24)

3 - Number of mats that will be used during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials

3 - Number of officials who work each wrestling match

2 - Styles of Olympic wrestling (freestyle and Greco-Roman)

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