|Search for Rulon Gardner|
Date of Birth: Aug. 16, 1971
Hometown: Afton, Wyo.
Current Residence: Cascade, Colo.
Sport: Greco-Roman Wrestling
Event: 264½ pounds (120 kg)
Club: Sunkist Kids
Coach: USA Wrestling staff
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 1st.
World Championships: 2003 - 10th; 2001 - 1st; 1997 - 5th.
National Championships: 2004 - 2nd; 2003 - 3rd; 2001 - 1st; 2000 - 1st; 1999 - 2nd; 1998 - 2nd; 1997 - 1st; 1996 - 3rd; 1995 - 1st; 1994 - 2nd.
Other career highlights: First American Greco-Roman wrestler to win Olympics and World Championships; only wrestler to defeat three-time Olympic champion Alexander Karelin in international competition; 2000 Sullivan Award winner and USOC Sportsman of the Year; 1994 Pan American Games champion in freestyle wrestling before switching to Greco-Roman; all-state football player and second in state shot put competition at Star Valley High in Afton, Wyo.
|Results: Rulon Gardner|
|Gold||Men's Greco-Roman 120kg||Sydney 2000|
|Bronze||Men's Greco-Roman 120kg||Athens 2004|