Day 8: Men’s Freestyle 66kg and 96kg

Jared Frayer
66kg Men’s Freestyle
Born:  10/7/78 in Miami, FL
High School: Countryside HS, Clearwater, FL
College:  Oklahoma; coached by Jack Spates; degree in Social Studies Education

– High School:  3X Florida state champion; also lettered in swimming and diving
College:  4X NCAA qualifier; 2X All-American (dnp,dnp,4,2)
2010:  US Open Champion
2012:  US Olympian

Frayer’s Results:
Jared Frayer (USA) lost to Ali Shabanau (Belarus), 0-3, 0-1
Shabanau does not make finals so Frayer is eliminated

Jake Varner   ***Gold Medalist***
96kg Men’s Freestyle
Born:  3/24/86 in Bakersfield, CA
High School:  Bakersfield HS
College: Iowa State; coached by Cael Sanderson

– High School:  2X CA state champion
– College:  4X NCAA all-american; 2X NCAA Champion (2,2,1,1)
2009: World Team Trials Champion (9th at Worlds)
2011: World Team Trials Champion (3rd at Worlds)
2012: US Olympian

Varner’s Results:
Jake Varner (USA) WIN over Kurban Kurbanov (Uzbekistan), 1-0, 0-1, 1-0
Jake Varner (USA) WIN over Khetag Pliev (Canada), 1-0, 1-0
Jake Varner (USA) WIN over Georgi Gogshelidze (Georgia), 0-2, 1-0, 1-0
Jake Varner (USA) WIN over Valeri Andritsev (Ukraine), 1-0, 1-0 for GOLD!!!

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