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Kenny Angle

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Kurt Angle

Team: Freestyle
Weight Class: 220 lbs.
1995-96 Team USA Ranking: No. 1
Years on Team USA: 3 (1993-96)
Residence: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Club: Dave Schultz WC
College: Clarion Univ.
High School: Pittsburgh, Pa. (Mt. Lebanon HS)
Born: December 9, 1968 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Height: 5' 10"

Career Highlights

  • 1996 Roger Coulon Tournament champion (France)
  • 1995 World Champion
  • Second in 1995 World Cup
  • 1995 Grand Prix Slovakia champion
  • Sixth in 1994 Sunkist International Open
  • Second in 1994 Dan Kolov Tournament (Bulgaria)
  • 1993 Henri Deglane Challenge champion (France)
  • 1993 Krasnoyarsk Tournament champion (Russia)
  • Third in 1992 World Cup
  • 1990 Canada Cup champion
  • Second in 1989 Yasar Dogu Tournament (Turkey)
  • Second in 1989 Espoir World Cup


  • 1995-96 U.S. Nationals champion
  • 1995 World Team Trials champion
  • Second in 1994 World Team Trials
  • Second in 1993-94 U.S. Nationals
  • Third in 1993 World Team Trials
  • Third in 1992 Olympic Team Trials
  • Fourth in 1992 U.S. Nationals
  • Seventh in 1989 U.S. Nationals
  • 1988 Espoir Nationals champion
  • 1987 Junior Nationals champion

Competed for Bob Bubb at Clarion Univ
1992 NCAA champion as a senior
1991 NCAA runner-up as a junior
1990 NCAA champion as a sophomore
1988 conference “Freshman of the Year
Graduated in 1993 with degree in education
Served in the Student Senate for two years, and was the president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

High School:
Competed for George Lamprinakos at Mt. Lebanon HS in Pennsylvania
1987 state champion as a senior, and placed third in the state as a junior
Also played football in high school, and was an all-state linebacker

Nephew, Mark, is a three-time Junior Nationals champion, and is a freshman at Clarion Univ
Hobbies include drums, weightlifting, music, watching movies and watching all sports
He often contributes clinics for young wrestlers
Had a tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1995, although he did not play college football

Member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Hall of Fame and the Pennsylvania Classic Hall of Fame

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