Full name: Travis West
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: January 13, 1967 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Died: June 14, 2004 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club, Scottsdale (USA)
Country: United States
Travis West spent five years on the USA Greco-Roman team in the 1990s, highlighted by his 1992 Barcelona Olympic appearance. West wrestled in college at Portland State University, where he won an NCAA D-2 title in 1989, and led the team to NCAA D-2 titles in 1989 and 1990. He later won a bronze meda at the 1992 Pan American Championships, and a silver at the 1991 US Olympic Festival.
West had a difficult time after his wrestling career ended. He developed primary sclerosing cholangitis, a disease that led to liver failure. He underwent two liver transplants, but in the end the disease took his life when he was only 37-years-old.
|1992 Summer||25||Barcelona||Wrestling||Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman||United States||USA||AC|
|1992 Summer||25||Barcelona||Wrestling||United States||USA||Final Standings||AC||1992-07-27||Eliminated r2/6 Group B||2,0|
|1992 Summer||25||Barcelona||Wrestling||United States||USA||Group B - Round Two||7||1992-07-27||2,0|
|1992 Summer||25||Barcelona||Wrestling||United States||USA||Group B - Round Two||Match #2||2||1992-07-27||Kasap (CAN) decision (3-2), West (USA)||1,0|
|1992 Summer||25||Barcelona||Wrestling||United States||USA||Group B - Round One||6T||1992-07-27||1,0|
|1992 Summer||25||Barcelona||Wrestling||United States||USA||Group B - Round One||Match #1||2||1992-07-27||Iskandaryan (EUN) decision (9-3), West (USA)||1,0|