The 1980s were a golden era for USA Men's Freestyle.
Five of the best seven American teams of all-time were produced in the 80s!
These teams were lead by a heavyweight from New Jersey who is one of the best all-time wrestlers in the world!
Check out the toughest men's freestyle teams in USA history ranked by world and Olympic medals!
Here are the top seven!
Rank - Team - Year - Count - Score - Medals
#1 - USA - 1987 - 8 - 550 - John Smith, Mark Schultz, Barry Davis, Dave Schultz, Jim Scherr, Bill Scherr, Bruce Baumgartner, Andre Metzger
#2 - USA - 1989 - 6 - 452 - John Smith, Kenny Monday, Bill Scherr, Bruce Baumgartner, Melvin Douglas, Jim Scherr
#3 - USA - 1992 - 6 - 444 - Bruce Baumgartner, John Smith, Kevin Jackson, Zeke Jones, Kenny Monday, Chris Campbell
#4 - USA - 2021 - 7 - 434 - Thomas Gilman, Kyle Dake, Jordan Burroughs, Daton Fix, David Taylor, Kyle Snyder, J'den Cox
#5 - USA - 1984 - 9 - 426 - Lou Banach, Bruce Baumgartner, Bobby Weaver, Randall Lewis, Dave Schultz, Mark Schultz, Ed Banach, Barry Davis, Andrew Rein
#6 - USA - 1986 - 7 - 418 - Bruce Baumgartner, Bill Scherr, Joe McFarland, Andre Metzger, Barry Davis, Dave Schultz, Jim Scherr
#7 - USA - 2018 - 7 - 414 - Kyle Dake, David Taylor, J'den Cox, Kyle Snyder, Nick Gwiazdowski, Joe Colon, Jordan Burroughs
There have been 55 USA teams who have earned two or more world or Olympic medals in men's freestyle.
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