Bonus Points - A USA Wrestling Podcast

BP52: Kyle Snyder, 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist

September 11, 201667 min
Episode 52 of Bonus Points features 2016 Olympic champion in men's freestyle wrestling Kyle Snyder. The 20-year-old Snyder won four matches at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to become the youngest American wrestler to win Olympic gold. Competing at 97 kg, Snyder defeated Javier Cortina of Cuba, Albert Saritov of Romania, Elizbar Odikadze of Georgia and Khetag Goziumov of Azerbaijan on his road to gold in Rio. Last Sept. Snyder became the youngest World champion in U.S. wrestling history, and followed that up by winning his first NCAA championship for Ohio State in March. Topics of discussion include the road to Olympic gold, a wild up-and-down season, mixing college and international wrestling and much more. Follow USA Wrestling Bonus Points Ep. 52 guest Kyle Snyder on Twitter at @Snyder_man45 and follow show host Richard Immel at @Richard_Immel. Listen to previous episodes of the show on the USA Wrestling Bonus Points Archives or by subscribing on your favorite podc

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