The 2012 Olympic Trials will take place this weekend in Iowa City, Iowa in freestyle, greco-roman, and women’s wrestling. There are a few current and former DIII athletes qualified that may be competing. NBCOlympics.com will be providing live video beginning at 9am Central time Saturday April 21st and Sunday April 22nd. NBC Sports Network will also have three hours of next-day coverage on Sunday at 3pm Central and Monday at 2pm Central.
NBC Sports Network is channel 603 on DirecTV and 151 on DISH. Use THIS LINK to find NBC Sports for your area.
JOHN HELGERSON, Cedar Falls, Iowa (Wartburg) – Helgerson matches on TheMat.tv
2012 Final Olympic Trials Qualifier champion… 2011 NCAA Div. III national champion for Wartburg… Second in 2010 NCAA Div. III Nationals… Third in 2009 NCAA Div. III Nationals… Placed second and sixth in Iowa state high school championships… College: Wartburg… High School: West Union, Iowa (North Fayette)… Born: June 5, 1989… Age: 22
NO. 5 – MIKE FUENFFINGER, Hibbing, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) – Fuenffinger matches on TheMat.tv
Fifth in 2012 U.S. Open… 2011 U.S. Junior World Team member… 2011 Northern Plains Regional champion… 2011 FILA Junior Nationals champion… Third in 2010 Junior National Championships… Seventh in 2008 Cadet National Championships… NCAA Div. III national qualifier… 2010 Minnesota state high school champion, and third in 2011… College: Augsburg, Northern Michigan… High School: Hibbing, Minn…. Born: July 17, 1992… Age: 19
NO. 5 – NIKOLA BOGOJEVIC, Superior, Wis. (Minnesota Storm) – Bogojevic matches on TheMat.tv
Fifth in 2012 U.S. Open… 2011 Northern Plains Regional champion… Third in 2011 FILA Junior Nationals… 2009 Junior Nationals champion in Greco-Roman… Third in 2010 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in 2009 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Sixth in 2008 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2008 FILA Cadet National champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… Second in 2007 Cadet Nationals… 2010 Wisconsin state wrestling champion… College: Augsburg… High School: Superior, Wis… Born: December 21, 1991… Age: 20