Jake Varner

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Jake Varner headshot
  • 2012
Name: Jake Varner
Sport:
Wrestling
Discipline:
Freestyle
Height:
6’1”
Current Residence: 
State College, Pa.
College: 
Iowa State University ’10, Criminal Justice

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in 96kg

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 1st
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2011 World Championships, bronze
  • Two-time U.S. Open champion (2009, 2011)
  • Two-time NCAA champion (2009-10)
  • 2009 World Championships, 9th
  • Four-time NCAA All-American (2007-10)

Fun Facts: Hobbies include fishing, camping, watching movies and playing video games.

Learn more: 
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