Bruce Robert Baumgartner

Born: Aug 31, 1962 AD
Currently alive, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Professional Wrestler

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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