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Kendall Cross

Full name: Kendall Duane Cross
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: February 24, 1968 in Hardin, Montana, United States
Affiliations: Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club, Scottsdale (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Kendall Cross won a bronze medal at the 1986 World Junior Championships and then attended Oklahoma State University, where he won the 1989 NCAA Championship. Cross wrestled at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics, winning bantamweight gold in 1996. He was a three-time US Champion, and was voted the outstanding freestyler at the 1992 and 1995 US Nationals.

After college, Cross served as an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina. He later became a coach for the Sunkist Kids and the Dave Schultz Wrestling Club. Kendall eventually settled in Boston where he worked as a wrestling coach at Harvard and also worked, for a time, with Merrill Lynch.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle United States USA 6
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR TP
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 6 1992-08-05
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match 5/6 2 1992-08-07 Pavlov (BUL) fall (0:44), Cross (USA)
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Six 1 1992-08-06 14,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Six Match #1 1 1992-08-06 Cross (USA) decision (10-6), Puerto (CUB) 3,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Five 2 1992-08-06 11,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Five Match #2 AC 1992-08-06 Cross (USA) 0,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Four 1 1992-08-06 11,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Four Match #2 2 1992-08-06 Musaoğlu (TUR) decision (7-3), Cross (USA) 1,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Three 1 1992-08-05 10,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Three Match #3 1 1992-08-05 Cross (USA) decision (5-3), Mallahi (IRI) 3,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Two 1T 1992-08-05 7,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Two Match #2 1 1992-08-05 Cross (USA) fall (1:01), Okuyama (JPN) 4,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round One 2T 1992-08-05 3,0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round One Match #2 1 1992-08-05 Cross (USA) decision (3-2), Dawson (CAN) 3,0
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 1 1996-07-29
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1996-07-30 Cross (USA) decision (5-3) (5:00), Sissaouri (CAN) 5
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1996-07-30 Cross (USA) grand superiority (12-2) (4:59), Ri (PRK) 12
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 AC 1996-07-30 Cross (USA)
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #4 1 1996-07-29 Cross (USA) decision (4-2) (5:00), Abe (JPN) 4
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #7 1 1996-07-29 Cross (USA) grand superiority (10-0) (0:54), Embalo (GBS) 10
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