Wilfried Dietrich

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Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 3, 1992 (58)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 3, 1992 (58)

About

German free-style wrestler who won a gold medal at the 1960 Olympics in Rome. He was also a European Champion and World Champion free-style wrestler.

Before Fame

He learned both styles of Olympic wrestling early on and excelled.

Trivia

He won five Olympic medals, more than any other Olympic wrestler of his time.

Family Life

He grew up in Schifferstadt, Germany.

Associated With

He and Kurt Angle were both Olympic wrestlers, but Angle made the move to entertainment wrestling, whereas Dietrich did not.