Dan Gable

Olympic athlete

1948 –

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Who is Dan Gable?

Danny Mack "Dan" Gable is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he won 16 NCAA team titles between 1976 and 1997. He is also famous for having only lost one match in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career – his last – and winning gold at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, while not giving up a single point. October 25, 2013, will be recognized as Dan Gable Day in Iowa.

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Born
Oct 25, 1948
Waterloo
Also known as
  • Daniel Mack Gable
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Iowa
Lived in
  • Waterloo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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