UW’s Medbery to serve as training partner for 2016 Summer Olympics
Medbery to serve as training partner for 2016 Summer Olympics
| July 27, 2016 |
Heavyweight will train with Tervel Dlagnev in Rio
What a great honor and experience to be asked by an Olympian to be their personal workout partner. That shows great trust in Connor Medbery.
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin wrestling’s Connor Medbery will travel to Rio for the 2016 Olympic games as a training partner for Tervel Dlagnev, who will be wrestling at 125 KG for the United States. Wrestling at the 2016 Summer Olympics is set to take place from Aug. 14-21 at Hall 3 of the Olympic Training Center in Barra da Tijuca.
Read more HERE as Medbery answers the following questions:
What will you be doing in Rio in the next few weeks?
How big of an honor is it to be chosen to help Team USA?
How would you define your role as a training partner?
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