Dan Gable

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Birthday
25, 1948
Birthplace
Waterloo, IA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Waterloo, IA

About

He won a gold medal in the lightweight division at the 1972 Olympics, not giving up a single point in the process.

Before Fame

He wrestled at Iowa State University, where he only lost one match during his career.

Trivia

After retiring from wrestling, he began coaching and led the University of Iowa to 16 NCAA team championships from 1976 to 1997.

Family Life

His sister, Diane Gable, was murdered while he was in high school.

Associated With

In addition to his birthday being "Dan Gable Day" in Iowa, Iowans have an expression that "Michael Jordan is the Dan Gable of basketball."