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Gordy Morgan

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Gordy Morgan

Team: Greco-Roman
Weight Class: 163 lbs.
Team USA Ranking: No. 1
Years on Team USA: 5 1/2 (1990-94, 95-96)
Residence: Bloomington, Minn.
Club: Minnesota Storm
College: Univ. of Minnesota
High School: Bloomington, Minn. (Kennedy HS)
Born: August 12, 1966 in Minneapolis, Minn.
Height: 5' 9"

Career Highlights
International:

  • 1990, 1994-95 U.S. World team member
  • 1995 Concord Cup champion
  • Third in 1995 Pan American Games
  • Fourth in 1989, 1990 and 1994 World Cup
  • Third in 1994 Pan American Championships
  • Sixth in 1994 German Grand Prix
  • Third in 1994 Peer Gynt Cup (Norway)
  • Sixth in 1994 Malar Cup (Sweden)
  • Seventh in 1993 World Championships
  • Fifth in 1993 Granma Cup (Cuba) at 180.5 pounds
  • Sixth in 1993 Cuban All-Star Tournament at 180.5 pounds
  • Third in 1992 Vaanta Cup (Finland)
  • Sixth in 1992 Petrov Cup (Bulgaria)
  • 1992 Michigan WC International champion
  • Third in 1992 Michigan WC Open
  • Second in 1991 World Cup
  • 1991 Trophe Milone Tournament champion (Italy)
  • Third in 1991 Vaanta Cup (Finland)
  • Second in 1991 Granma Cup (Cuba)

U.S.:

  • Fifth in 1996 U.S. Nationals
  • Four-time World Team Trials champion (1990 and 1993-95)
  • Second in 1990 and 1995 U.S. Nationals
  • 1991, 1993-94 U.S. Nationals champion
  • Second in 1992 Olympic Team Trials
  • Fifth in 1992 U.S. Nationals
  • Second in 1991 World Team Trials

College:
Competed for J Robinson at Univ. of Minnesota
Eighth in 1989 NCAA Championships as a senior... Graduated with degree in business

High School:
Competed for Dave Arens at Kennedy High School in Minnesota
1985 state champion as a senior

Personal:
Younger brother, Marty, competed in the 1993 and 1995 Greco-Roman Worlds
Older brother, John, was a 1988 Olympian and a member of three U.S. World Teams
Three other older brothers boxed professionally
Also has six sisters
He and his wife, Randa, have daughters, Ashleigh and Saray, and a son, Ben
His father, James, and uncle, Red Bastien, were professional wrestlers in the 1950s
He is an avid hunter of big game and is active in environmental issues

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