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Kyle Snyder


Kyle Snyder is the youngest Olympic Champion in United States wrestling history. He won his first World Title in 2015 at just 19 years old and was able to follow it up win an Olympic Gold medal just a year later in Rio.

In addition to that he has won gold medals at the 2017 World Championships and the 2022 World Championships. his rival Abdulrashid Sadulaev of Russia has been the man to prevent him from having several more medals having a 3-1 record vs Snyder.

During his collegiate career at The Ohio State University Snyder was a 3x National Champion at the 285 pound weight class and a national runner up in his freshman campaign down at 197 pounds.



2013 Junior World Champion (96kg)

2014 Junior World Silver Medalist (96kg)


2015 World Champion (97kg)

2017 World Champion (97kg)

2018 World Silver Medalist (97kg)

2019 World Bronze Medalist (97kg)

2021 World Silver Medalist (97kg)

2022 World Champion (97kg)


2016 Olympic Champion (97kg)

2020 Olympic Silver Medalist (97kg)

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Akil Murugan
Akil Murugan
Senior Editor for Heavyweight Nation
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