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Alan Rice

Full name: Alan Hubert Rice
Gender: Male
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: June 2, 1928 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Alan Rice wrestling for the University of Minnesota, winning two Big 10 titles in 1948 and 1949. He also made All-American in his senior year of college, when he captained the Gophers’ wrestling team. Wrestling primarily Greco-Roman after college, Rice placed fifth at the 1954 World Championships and won a silver medal as a featherweight at the 1955 Pan American Games. In 1956 he won AAU titles in both freestyle and Greco. After the 1956 Olympics Rice became a wrestling coach, founding the Minnesota Amateur Wrestling Club (later the Gopher Wrestling Club). He coached the US Greco-Roman wrestlers at the 1972 Olympics. He is a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, University of Minnesota ‘M’ Club Hall of Fame, the Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame, and the Helms Hall of Fame

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman United States USA AC

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1956-12-03 Eliminated r2/6 6
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two 9T 1956-12-04 6
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 2 1956-12-04 Polyák (HUN) decision (3-0), Rice (USA) 3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One 7T 1956-12-03 3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #1 2 1956-12-03 Popescu (ROU) decision (3-0), Rice (USA) 3
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