The current USA wrestling team is one of the best in men's freestyle history.
The 2022 and 2021 teams were two of the top three best squads since 1904.
The 1980s were also golden years for USA wrestling.
Teams in both eras lead by wrestlers from New Jersey who became two 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 - 2022 - 8 - 534 - Kyle Dake, Jordan Burroughs, David Taylor, Kyle Snyder, Thomas Gilman, Yianni Diakomihalis, Zain Retherford, J'den Cox
#3 - USA - 2021 - 7 - 522 - Thomas Gilman, Kyle Dake, Jordan Burroughs, Daton Fix, David Taylor, Kyle Snyder, J'den Cox
#4 - USA - 2018 - 7 - 490 - Kyle Dake, David Taylor, J'den Cox, Kyle Snyder, Nick Gwiazdowski, Joe Colon, Jordan Burroughs
#5 - USA - 1989 - 6 - 452 - John Smith, Kenny Monday, Bill Scherr, Bruce Baumgartner, Melvin Douglas, Jim Scherr
#6 - USA - 1992 - 6 - 444 - Bruce Baumgartner, John Smith, Kevin Jackson, Zeke Jones, Kenny Monday, Chris Campbell
#7 - USA - 1984 - 9 - 426 - Lou Banach, Bruce Baumgartner, Bobby Weaver, Randall Lewis, Dave Schultz, Mark Schultz, Ed Banach, Barry Davis, Andrew Rein
There have been 57 USA teams who have earned two or more world or Olympic medals in men's freestyle.
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