USA Wrestling MAY 2003 TRIVIA QUES...

MAY 2003 TRIVIA QUESTIONS

By Gary Abbott | May 06, 2003, 12 a.m. (ET)

1. Who was the 1996 USA Wrestling Man of the Year? 2. Since USA Wrestling began giving out Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year awards in 1993, two athletes have won the award three times. Name these two Greco-Roman stars. 3. USA Wrestling has been presenting Women's Wrestler of the Year awards since 1993. Two athletes have won the award three times. Name these two women stars. 4. USA Wrestling has given the John Smith Award to the Freestyle Wrestler of the Year since 1992. Only one athlete has won this award twice. Name that athlete. 5. Name the nations that won the World Team title in 2002 in all three styles (men's freestyle, men's Greco-Roman, women's freestyle). 6. Name the wrestler from Montclair State College in New Jersey who won an NCAA Div. I title. Give yourself a bonus if you can add what state he attended high school. 7. What team won the 2003 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) title in wrestling? Give yourself a bonus if you know the name of the head coach there. 8. Name the two future Olympians who competed in the NCAA 134-pound finals in 1990. Give yourself a bonus if you can name the Olympic Games that they each participated in. 9. Who did Mark Coleman defeat in the championship finals series at 220 pounds at the 1992 Olympic Freestyle Wrestling Trials? Give yourself a bonus if you can name the city where the event was held. 10. John Smith lost one match on the way to winning a gold medal at 136.5 pounds at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain. Name the athlete that beat him. Give yourself a bonus if you can name the athlete who John Smith beat in the gold-medal match. 11. Who was the first Executive Director of USA Wrestling (then known as the U.S. Wrestling Federation)? 12. How many U.S. Nationals Greco-Roman titles did Dennis Hall win in a row, before losing at the 2002 U.S. Nationals? 13. Who will be the head coach of the 2003 U.S. men's freestyle World Team? 14. What state did USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender attend high school? 15. Name the states that the USA Wrestling National Coaches attended high school: Steve Fraser (Greco-Roman), Kevin Jackson (Freestyle) and Terry Steiner (Women). Tie breakers. Bonus questions from No. 6, No. 7 , No. 8, No. 9 and No. 10. Each month we will recognize and send a prize to the person with the MOST of the questions correctly answered. The deadline is MAY 25. Go ahead. Give it your best shot... Send your answers to Gary Abbott at gabbott@usawrestling.org