Kurt Angle, Ronda Rousey and More: WWE Superstars Who Competed At the Olympics

Qualifying for the Olympics in any sport is a huge achievement and only a handful of WWE Superstars have been able to achieve the dream of being called an 'Olympian,' while some have even won medals.

Who are they? Let's find out!

Ken Patera

1972 Summer Olympics

The 2nd Intercontinental Champion in history represented USA at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich in Weightlifting. However, he didn't win a medal

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Bad News Brown

1976 Olympic
Bronze Medalist

Bad News Brown represented USA at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal before being a WWE Superstar. He won the Bronze Medal in Heavyweight Judo!

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Danny Hodge

1956 Olympic
Silver Medalist

Before pro wrestling, NCAA Legend Danny Hodge represented USA in freestyle wrestling in 1952 and 1956 Olympics. He won a silver medal at Melbourne in 1956

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Chad Gable

2012 Summer Olympics

Before becoming a WWE Superstar, Chad Gabel represented USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the 84 kg Greco-Roman style wrestling

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Ronda Rousey

2008 Olympic
Bronze Medalist

Ronda Rousey became the first American judoka to win a Bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. She won the Bronze in 70kg Women's Judo

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Kurt Angle

1996 Olympic
Gold Medalist

WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle is the only Olympic Gold Medalist in pro wrestling history. He won Gold Medal at the 1996 Games in Atlanta with a broken freaking neck!

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