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 Breaks Down His Iconic Rivalry With Rick Sanders
Jul 17, 2021
Don Behm and Rick Sanders won silver medals together at the 1968 Olympics prior to Sanders winning the first World wrestling title in U.S. history the following year. Behm and Sanders faced each other 15 times, which makes it one of the greatest rivalries on wrestling history.