By The Numbers: Wrestling Edition
With the new wrestling season underway, here are 10 facts you may not know about the sport.
seconds is the fastest and official record for pinning an opponent at the high school level.
colleges sponsor varsity women’s wrestling programs.
century when the earliest documented wrestling match took place.
nations and more sponsoring a wrestling federation.
ranking of wrestling against all male high school sports.
consecutive wins to earn Brandon High School in Brandon, Fl. the title of longest winning streak for high school wrestling.
percent of females are accounted for in high school wrestling nationwide.
the year freestyle wrestling became an Olympic event.
the required thickness of a wrestling mat in inches.
wins American wrestling legend Dan Gable had in college.