Ohio State wrestler Kyle Synder named U.S. Male Olympic Athlete of the Year

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Ohio State wrestler Kyle Synder is the U.S. Male Olympic Athletic of the Year, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Wednesday.

Snyder, a two-time NCAA champion and three-time All-American, most recently won the 2017 World Championships at 97 kg in August in what many people tabbed “The Match of the Century.” Snyder, then 21 years old, defeated “Russian Tank” Abdulrashid Sadulaev for his third straight World or Olympic title. In doing so, he helped Team USA win its first men’s freestyle world wrestling team title in 22 years.

He’s now back at Ohio State, where he has his sights set on a third straight national title at the heavyweight division.

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