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Mike Farina

Full name: Michael Charles "Mike" Farina
Gender: Male
Height: 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: May 5, 1958 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Iowa State Cyclones, Ames (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Mike Farina made the 1976 Olympic team while he was still in high school in Illinois. He won the 1976 Illinois High School Championship and then won the Olympic Trials in Greco-Roman. Farina attended Iowa State University, graduating in 1981, and then obtained a graduate degree from the University of Minnesota.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman United States USA 8T

Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 8T 1976-07-20
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Three 8T 1976-07-22 8,0
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #5 2 1976-07-22 Shumakov (URS) DQ (5:50), Farina (USA) 4,0
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Two 8T 1976-07-21 4,0
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #7 1 1976-07-21 Farina (USA) fall (5:10), Seres (HUN) 0,0
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round One 11T 1976-07-20 4,0
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #7 2 1976-07-20 Bora (TUR) decision (19-4), Farina (USA) 4,0
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