Who is Sammie Henson?
Samuel "Sammie" Henson is a World Champion wrestler, winning a gold medal in freestyle for the USA at the 1998 FILA Wrestling World Championships, held in Tehran, Iran. He defeated Namig Abdullayev of Azerbaijan to take the gold. He was also a silver medalist at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the freestyle 54 kg category, losing to Abdullayev in the finals of that event, held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. At the age of 36, he competed at the 2006 FILA Wrestling World Championships held in Guangzhou, China, earning a bronze medal. He was named USA Wrestling's Man of the Year, in 1998. He is currently the Assistant Head Coach at the University Of Missouri. He is also Head Coach of the Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club.
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- Jan 1, 1971
- United States of America
- University of Missouri–Columbia
on July 23, 2013
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