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Ken Patera

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Birthday ***, 1942
Place of Birth Oregon
Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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Ken Patera

Kenneth Wayne Patera is an American retired professional wrestler, Olympic weightlifter, and strongman competitor from the United States.

SportWeightlifting, powerlifting, shot put
ClubYork Barbell Club
Personal best(s)SP – 20.10 m (1972)
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About Ken Patera

American wrestler and Olympic weightlifter who finished third in the 1977 World's Strongest Man competition.

Ken Patera before fame

He attended Cleveland High School in Portland, Oregon, and competed on the football, wrestling, and track & field teams.

Achievement of Ken Patera

He attended Brigham Young University on an athletic scholarship and earned a gold medal in the shot-put competition at the Pan American Games.

Ken Patera family life

His brother, Jack, played on the Baltimore Colts and later coached the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL.

Associations of Ken Patera

His career and exceptional strength has been compared to that of WWE wrestler Mark Henry.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Ken Patera

  • Cleveland High School (Portland, Oregon) alumni
  • Professional wrestlers from Oregon
  • Weightlifters at the 1971 Pan American Games
  • The Heenan Family members
  • American strength athletes
  • Olympic weightlifters of the United States
  • American male weightlifters
  • Weightlifters at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • American people convicted of assault
  • Pan American Games medalists in weightlifting
  • Sportspeople from Portland, Oregon

Latest information about Ken Patera updated on May 07, 2021.

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