Bill Scherr

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Bill Scherr
Personal information
Full name William Harold Scherr
Born July 27, 1961 (1961-07-27) (age 56)
Eureka, South Dakota, U.S.

William Harold "Bill" Scherr (born July 27, 1961) is an American former wrestler who competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics, for the United States.

Born in Eureka, South Dakota, Scherr also competed in the World Championships for wrestling (85', 86, 87', and 89'), earning a Gold Medal in 1985 FILA Wrestling World Championships in Budapest for freestyle. He wrestled at the University of Nebraska and won the 190 pound NCAA championship in 1984. [1].

Accomplishments[edit]

  • Gold Medal – 1985 FILA World Championship 90 kg
  • Silver Medal – 1986 FILA World Championship 100 kg
  • Bronze Medal – 1987 FILA World Championship 100 kg
  • Bronze Medal – 1988 Olympics Freestyle Wrestling Weight:100 kg
  • Silver Medal – 1989 FILA World Championship 100 kg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Honoree: Bill Scherr". National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2017-08-12.