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Barry Davis

Full name: Barry Alan Davis
Gender: Male
Height: 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: September 17, 1961 in Bloomfield, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Barry Davis wrestled at the University of Iowa where he was a three-time NCAA champion, and the winningest wrestler in Iowa history. He finished his career with a record of 162-9-0, the third highest number of college victories at the time. In addition to his 1984 Olympic silver medal, Davis won a bronze medal at the 1986 World Championships and a silver medal in 1987. He also won a gold medal at the 1983 Pan American Games.

Davis was a grad assistant at Iowa from 1986-87 and an assistant coach in 1988-92. In 1994 he was named head coach at the University of Wisconsin and has served in that position for over 20 years. Davis was inducted into the National Iowa Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998 and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2007.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle United States USA AC

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR RE
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 2 1984-08-09
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1984-08-11 Tomiyama (JPN) decision (8-3), Davis (USA)
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Final 1 1984-08-10 6,5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Final Match #2 1 1984-08-10 Davis (USA) decision (6-4), Å orov (YUG) 3,0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Final Match #3 1 1984-08-10 Davis (USA) decision (9-1), Kim (KOR) 3,5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Four 1 1984-08-10 14,5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Four Match #1 1 1984-08-10 Davis (USA) decision (6-4), Å orov (YUG) 3,0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Three 1 1984-08-09 11,5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Three Match #1 1 1984-08-09 Davis (USA) decision (9-1), Kim (KOR) 3,5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Two 1 1984-08-09 8,0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round Two Match #1 1 1984-08-09 Davis (USA) grand superiority (1:57), Hawkins (NZL) 4,0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round One 1T 1984-08-09 4,0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group B - Round One Match #2 1 1984-08-09 Davis (USA) decision (24-10) (6:00), Guanbunima (CHN) 4,0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1988-09-29 4,0 Eliminated r3/7 Group A
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Three 7T 1988-09-30 4,0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Three Match #2 2 1988-09-30 Nagy (HUN) fall (2:00), Davis (USA) 0,0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Two 5T 1988-09-29 4,0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Two Match #1 2 1988-09-29 Ak (TUR) decision (11-5), Davis (USA) 1,0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round One 4T 1988-09-29 3,0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round One Match #1 1 1988-09-29 Davis (USA) decision (11-2), Schwendtner (TCH) 3,0
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