picture of Don Behm Reflects On The 1968 Olympics And Beyond

As of 2021, Don Behm is the second oldest living Olympic wrestling medalist in the United States. Behm won a silver medal at the 1968 Olympics and World silvers in 1969 and 1971. Behm reflects on the Olympics, his long rivalry with World champion Rick Sanders, winning a gold medal at the famed Tbilisi Tournament in 1971, and much more.


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Don Behm Won Silver In 1968 Without Wrestling Gold Medalist Uetake

Jul 17, 2021

Yojiro Uetake was won Olympic gold medals in 1964 and 1968 for Japan and was a three-time undefeated NCAA champion for Oklahoma State (1964-66). Don Behm was a two-time All-American for Michigan State and placed second to Uetake at the 1968 Olympics. Uetake and Behm didn't face each other during the 1968 Olympics. competition. Behm explains how that's possible.