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.
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.