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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Wrestling Heavywts – USA Ed Banach VS CAN Clark Davis


Edward Joseph “Ed” Banach (born February 6, 1960) is an athlete who won a gold medal in wrestling in the 1984 Summer Olympics. He wrestled for the University of Iowa from 1980-1983….where he was a four-time NCAA All-American….and a three-time NCAA national champion (1980, 1981, and 1983).  He was named the 1983 Big Ten Athlete of the Year.  Banach and his twin brother Lou Banach were noted for both winning gold medals in wrestling in the 1984 Olympic Games….as did the Schultz brothers, Dave and Mark.

The video finishes off with the last few minutes of the Women’s Basketball Finals between the USA vs Kores….as Coah Pat Summit celebrates with her team…..as being the only female basketball coach at the 1984 Olympic Games.

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