United States Olympic Tag

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- After defeating Magnus to earn seven points in the Bound For Glory Series at TNA Wrestling’s BaseBrawl event in Washington, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Kurt Angle addressed the audience about his failed attempt to make this year’s United States Olympic wrestling team. In another Bound For Glory Series match result, Mr. Anderson defeated Magnus today in Akron, Ohio via submission to earn ten additional points, according to TNA Wrestling Dixie Carter’s Twitter account. – Rarely used TNA wrestler Mark Haskins recently got engaged to fellow British wrestler Vicky Skeeles. SkeelesRead More
– Kurt Angle stated on Twitter that he will be participating in the United States Olympic wrestling trials that will be held in Iowa City, Iowa this April to determine the team that will go to London, England for the 2012 Olympics. “I’m Already Qualified for final Olympic trials In June. But I Will Official Enter Olympic trial Qualifier Tourney in April in Iowa! I’m Ready,” he wrote. Angle revealed his Olympic hopes this past June. He told The Sun, “I’ve set my sights on this. There are certain goalsRead More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Talks About Training For The 2012 Olympics

TNA star Kurt Angle looks to make history next summer, as the Olympic gold medalist from the 1996 summer games by returning to the Olympic stage next summer in London. Angle spoke with the ZooToday.com website regarding his chances of making the United States Olympic team. Angle, who will be 43 next summer, is realistic about his chances of competing with the top amateur wrestlers in the world, many of whom are more than 15 years younger than him. “I definitely think I will be an underdog,” Angle said. “IRead More