Wayne Wells

Wayne Alton Wells is an esteemed wrestler, finishing fourth at the 1968 Olympics. Following the games, he became even more decorated, winning a Pan American Games gold medal, three AAU titles, three U.S. Wrestling Federation championships, finishing second at the 1969 World Championships, and winning the 1970 World Championship.

Wells returned to the Olympic platform for the 1972 München games and as expected, he won the gold. After his career, he became a practicing attorney and was later was inducted into the National Wresting Hall of Fame in 1982.