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List of the best freestyle wrestling Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous freestyle wrestling event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic freestyle wrestling Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list.

Only the greatest freestyle wrestling Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best freestyle wrestling athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with. This list below has a variety of Olympians on it, including legends such as Henry Cejudo and WWE superstar Kurt Angle.

If you enjoyed this list of the best Olympic freestyle wrestlers, head on over and check out this list of popular Russian Olympians.

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Buvaisar Saitiev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
BaruchLalaev added Buvaisar Saitiev age 42

2
20 5
Alexander Medved is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
BaruchLalaev added Alexander Medved age 79

3
24 17
Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Kurt Angle age 48

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13 7
Artur Taymazov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
jared-diehl added Artur Taymazov age 37

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8 3
Adam Saitiev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
BaruchLalaev added Adam Saitiev age 39

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11 6
Mavlet Batirov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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5 2
Ramazan Şahin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
BaruchLalaev added Ramazan Şahin age 33

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3 0
Dzhamal Otarsultanov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
BaruchLalaev added Dzhamal Otarsultanov age 29

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5 3
Morad Mohammadi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Morad Mohammadi age 36

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4 2
Arsen Fadzayev is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
BaruchLalaev added Arsen Fadzayev age 54

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5 4
Saori Yoshida is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Saori Yoshida age 34

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1 1
Tonya Verbeek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Tonya Verbeek age 39

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6 7
Kenny Monday is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Kenny Monday age 55

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5 6
Henry Cejudo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Henry Cejudo age 30

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2 3
Andy Hrovat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Andy Hrovat age 37

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1 2
Martine Dugrenier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Martine Dugrenier age 37

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1 2
Carol Huynh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Carol Huynh age 36

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1 2
Xu Li is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Xu Li age 27

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1 2
Chiharu Icho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Chiharu Icho age 35

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1 2
Kenichi Yumoto is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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0 1
Charles Courant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Charles Courant Died at 86 (1896-1982)

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1 3
Randi Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Randi Miller age 33

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1 3
Ali Bernard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Ali Bernard age 30

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1 3
Ida-Theres Karlsson-Nerell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Ida-Theres Karlsson-Nerell age 33

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1 3
Robert Curry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Robert Curry

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1 3
Marcie Van Dusen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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0 2
Augusto Midana is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Augusto Midana age 32

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Matt Gentry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Matt Gentry age 34

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0 2
Sahit Prizreni is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Sahit Prizreni age 34

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0 2
Jackeline Rentería is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Jackeline Rentería age 31

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0 2
Vasyl Fedoryshyn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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0 2
Mariya Stadnik is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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0 2
Travis Cross is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Travis Cross age 36

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0 2
Iryna Merleni is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Iryna Merleni age 35

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0 2
Haislan Garcia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Haislan Garcia age 34

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0 2
David Zilberman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
David Zilberman age 34

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0 2
Saeed Azarbayjani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Saeed Azarbayjani age 42

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6 9
Ben Askren is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Ben Askren age 32

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5 8
Daniel Cormier is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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4 7
Sofia Mattsson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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4 7
Clarissa Chun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Clarissa Chun age 35

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3 6
Glen Brand is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Glen Brand Died at 85 (1923-2008)

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2 5
Doug Schwab is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Doug Schwab age 38

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2 5
Steve Mocco is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Steve Mocco age 35

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1 4
Jenny Fransson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling

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0 3
Ohenewa Akuffo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Freestyle Wrestling
Ohenewa Akuffo age 38