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Shelby Wilson

Full name: Shelby Autrie Wilson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: July 14, 1937 in Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States
Affiliations: Oklahoma State Cowboys, Stillwater (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

When Shelby Wilson first started school at Oklahoma State, he had trouble making the wrestling team as they already had a national champion in his weight class. His college career was less than distinguished; twice an NCAA runner-up, his only title of consequence was a Big Eight championship. Wilson persevered, however, and continued to train after graduation. At Rome in 1960, it paid off when he defeated the Soviet, [Vladimir Sinyavsky], to win the gold. Wilson then spent a brief time as a clergyman, and then returned to wrestling as a coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match #1 1 1960-09-06 Wilson (USA) decision, Tajiki (IRI)
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Five 1 1960-09-06 4
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Five Match #4 AC 1960-09-06 Wilson (USA) 0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Four 3T 1960-09-05 4
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Four Match #5 1 1960-09-05 Wilson (USA) decision, Syniavskiy (URS) 1
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Three 3T 1960-09-03 3
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #7 1 1960-09-03 Wilson (USA) decision, Abe (JPN) 1
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Two 6T 1960-09-02 2
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #11 1 1960-09-02 Wilson (USA) decision, Peltoniemi (FIN) 1
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round One 4T 1960-09-01 1
1960 Summer 23 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #11 1 1960-09-01 Wilson (USA) decision, Gian (IND) 1
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