Three wrestlers added medals to the list in 2021 including NCAA champion Gable Steveson who went on to win gold at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
WWE champion Brock Lesnar is the #23 best wrestler in Minnesota history.
NJ legend Damion Hahn of Lakewood is ranked #3.
The top six wrestlers in Gophers history won a total of twenty-two NCAA medals and eleven titles and include five two-time champions!
Check out the best Minnesota wrestlers of all-time ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top six!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Cole Konrad - 2007 - 53 - 4,2,1,1
#2 - Anthony Nelson - 2014 - 48 - 7,1,1,2
#3 - Damion Hahn - 2004 - 46 - 5,5,1,1
#4 - Jayson Ness - 2010 - 45 - 5,2,3,1
#5 - Tim Hartung - 1999 - 42 - 3,1,1
#5 - Verne Gagne - 1949 - 42 - 3,1,1
There have been 101 All-American wrestlers who have won 191 medals in Minnesota history!
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