Daily Herald: Jason Chamberlain announces goal to make Olympic Team in Greco-Roman

By Brian E. Preece | Nov. 06, 2019, 11:35 a.m. (ET)

Photo of Chamberlain from the 2017 Dave Schultz Memorial International 

Jason Chamberlain, who prepped at Springville High School winning four state titles, has announced that he will try to make the 2020 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Chamberlain, who was also a high school and NCAA wrestling All-American (at Boise State) has focused in recent years on making the Olympic team in freestyle. But this announcement of his intention to still dream of Olympic glory, but in Greco-Roman, he feels is the right decision.

He will join Utah Valley wrestler Taylor LaMont, who is taking an Olympic redshirt, as two prominent wrestlers with Utah ties with hopes of making the 2020 Olympic team that will compete in Tokyo, Japan.

“Greco (Greco-Roman) is the type of style where you have to take advantage of your scoring opportunities,” said Chamberlain. “There might be one or two scoring actions in a whole match and that plays into my style a little bit. I’m excited to try it out "

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