Jesse Thielke headed to Rio 2016
Jesse Theilke headed to Rio 2016
Jesse Thielke (Germantown, WI) will join fellow Wisconsinite Ben Provisor (Stevens Point, WI) to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics as members of the USA Olympic Wrestling Team. Thielke won the 59 kg/130 lbs. Olympic birth with a finals appearance at the 2nd World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament held in Istanbul, Turkey. Jesse won four matches in the first session of wrestling to reach the finals which won the spot in Rio for USA Wrestling/USA Olympic Team. A top two finish in the weight class was necessary to qualify a nation to compete at a weight class at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this August.
You can read more, learn about Jessse’s journey and help his family be in Rio to support him. Go to https://www.gofundme.com/23ttxz8 and contribute to the cause.