Ben Peterson

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Birthday
27, 1950
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Wrestler who won two Olympic medals: gold in 1972, and silver in 1976.

Before Fame

He wrestled in college at Iowa State University, where he won two NCAA Championships.

Trivia

He has been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Family Life

His brother, John, also has a gold and a silver medal in wrestling at the Olympics.

Associated With

He was one of six Iowa State wrestlers to compete at the 1972 Olympics, including fellow gold medalist Dan Gable.