Kenny Dale Monday is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. He began wrestling at age six at a YMCA after-school program and grew up idolizing Olympic wrestler Wayne Wells. He is a 3X Olympian. Monday attended Booker T. Washington High School, where he won four state titles and the 1977 Junior National championship. He never lost a match from seventh grade through the end of high school and finished with a record of 140-0-1. As an All-American at OSU, Monday won the NCAA title in 1984 at 150 pounds. His collegiate record of 121-12-2 contributed to the Cowboys winning two Big Eight titles. He won the 1989 World Championship and a series of USA Freestyle championships in 1985, 1988, 1991, and 1996. He won the Olympic Championship in 1988 in a 5-2 overtime win against the Soviet Union's Adlan Varaev. Monday was a silver medalist in the 1992 Olympics and placed sixth in the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics.
About Kenny Monday
Freestyle wrestler who won gold at the 1988 Olympics and silver at the 1992 Olympics.
He began wrestling when he was six-years old at the YMCA.
He has been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
At the 1992 Olympics he was teammates with his former Oklahoma State teammate Kendall Cross.
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- Booker T. Washington High School (Tulsa, Oklahoma) alumni
- Oklahoma State Cowboys wrestlers
- Olympic silver medalists for the United States in wrestling
- Olympic gold medalists for the United States in wrestling
- Sportspeople from Tulsa, Oklahoma
- Wrestlers at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Oklahoma State University alumni
- Wrestlers at the 1996 Summer Olympics
- Olympic wrestlers of the United States
- Wrestlers at the 1988 Summer Olympics
- American male sport wrestlers