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Match of the Day: Jesse Thielke takes bronze at the 2012 Junior World Championships

By USA Wrestling | July 09, 2020, 11:42 a.m. (ET)

The fourth time was the charm for Jesse Thielke at the Junior World Championships. After making Junior World Teams in 2009, 2010 and 2011, 2012 was the year Thielke brought home a medal, defeating Lithuania’s Ramunas Dagys for bronze.

The following year, Thielke made his first Senior World Team. In 2016, Thielke made the Olympic Team and finished ninth at the Rio Games. He was also a 2018 World Team member.

Watch Thielke win Junior World bronze below: