Rulon Gardner

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Birthday
16, 1971
Birthplace
Afton, WY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Afton, WY

About

American Olympian who competed in the 2000 Olympic games in Greco-Roman wrestling, winning a gold medal in the 130 kg weight class.

Before Fame

He earned a football scholarship to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Trivia

He won the gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling when he defeated Russian Aleksandr Karelin, who hadn't lost in 13 years.

Family Life

He was born to Reed and Virginia Gardner and is the youngest of nine children.

Associated With

He was on The Biggest Loser, hosted by Jillian Michaels.