Brad Vering

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Brad Vering
Personal information
Full name Bradley Vering
Born August 21, 1977 (1977-08-21) (age 39)
Schuyler, Nebraska, U.S.

Bradley "Brad" Vering (born August 21, 1977) is a United States Olympic athlete who competes in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Early years[edit]

Vering was born in Schuyler, Nebraska. He attended Howells High School in Howells, Nebraska and was a letterman in football and wrestling. In wrestling, he was a three-time State Champion.

Vering attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He was a three-time all-American, placing 4th as a sophomore, winning the national championship at the 197 pound weight class his junior year, and taking 7th his senior year.

Olympics and World Championships[edit]

Internationally, Vering was a world silver medalist in 2007, leading the United States to a Greco-Roman World Championship.

Vering went to the Olympics in 2004 on the USA Olympic Greco Team. He made the 2008 team as well, where he competed in Beijing.[1]

  • 2007 World silver medalist, led U.S. to team title
  • 2004, 2008 U.S. Olympic Team member
  • Four-time U.S. World Team member (2002–03, 2005, 2007)
  • Fifth in 2002-03 World Championships
  • Four-time U.S. Nationals champion (2003–05, 2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brad Vering". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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