2012 US OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS – BIG BUZZ

The 2012 US Wrestling Olympic Team Trials were held at the University of Iowa’s Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, IA, from April 21-22, 2012. Below is a gallery of pictures from Wrestlers Are Warriors photographers Tony Rotundo and Brooke Zumas, telling the stories that created the biggest buzz during two days of the best wrestling in the US. – Tony Rotundo (28 Photos Total – Please allow a little extra time to download these large images. Click the image to see it full resolution.)

WAW BIG BUZZ AT THE 2012 OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS

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After a sensational college season, Cornell's Kyle Dake competed exceptionally well at the trials, defeating former Missiouri stand-out Nick Marble twice. In this match the scoring went 0-1,1-0,1-0. In an interview before the second match Dake said "This time, I'll get him in two (periods)." And he did. Sat. Challenge MFS 74 KG Quarterfinal - Kyle Dake (NYAC) won by decision over Nick Marable (Sunkist Kids) Dec 0-1,1-0,1-0