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Wayne Holmes

Full name: Wayne Anthony Holmes
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: July 29, 1950 in Columbus, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Ohio Wrestling Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Wayne Holmes wrestled at Central High School in Columbus, Ohio and for the Ohio Wrestling Club. In addition to his 1972 Olympic appearance Holmes wrestled Greco-Roman at the 1971 World Championships. He was a member of the US Navy in the early 1970s, winning the 1970 All-Navy titles in both freestyle and Greco-Roman, and was second at the 1970 Interservice Meet in Greco-Roman. Holmes was 1970 National YMCA Champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman. He won the 1971 AAU title in Greco, and the 1972 US Wrestling Federation title in freestyle. Holmes worked as an electrician.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman United States USA AC

Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1972-09-05 Eliminated r2/6 7,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling United States USA Round Two 14T 1972-09-07 7,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 2 1972-09-07 Sarı (TUR) decision, Holmes (USA) 3,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling United States USA Round One 15T 1972-09-05 4,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #3 2 1972-09-05 Drechsel (GDR) fall (4:25), Holmes (USA) 4,0
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