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Bruce Robert Baumgartner

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Born: 1962 AD
Currently alive, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Professional Wrestler

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1962 - Bruce Robert Baumgartner was born 31st of August in Haledon, New Jersey.

 

1980 - Baumgartner was the Olympic team alternate and was the pioneering National Freestyle champion.

 

1981 - In Romania, he won the championship at the World University Games.

 

1982 - Graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in Industrial Art Education.

 

        - Awarded with an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship.        

 

1984 - Got his first gold medal in Los Angeles in the Olympic Games, and became a member of the World Team.

 

1986 - Won the World Championship in Budapest, Hungary.

 

1987 - Bagged the gold in the Pan-American Games in Indianapolis.

 

1988 - Second Olympic medal with silver medal at the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.

 

1991 - Brought home gold medals from the Pan-American Games in Cuba.

 

1992 - First American wrestler to ever medal in three consecutive Olympics as he won the gold medal for the second time while competing in Barcelona, Spain.

 

1994 - Again got the bronze medal in the Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

1996 - Won bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta freestyle heavyweight wrestling.


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