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Has any freestyle senior world or Olympic medalist returned to college the following season and failed to win the NCAA championship? Doesn't have to be American as long as they came to the NCAA the following year. I don't know if Amine or Gable are coming back, but it's pretty rare to see a medalist in the NCAA. What about US world/Olympic team members who didn't medal?

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Lazaro Reinoso, who famously beat John Smith at his peak (92 Olympics), was a 92 Olympic bronze and 83 World silver but lost in the finals of the D2 championships in 1999 by pin. Yes,  D2. Reinoso won the next year.

 

EDIT: Just realized you asked "following year", so this doesn't qualify, but it is still noteworthy as hell.

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Greco, not Freestyle, but Brandon Paulson wrestled 2 years for the Gophers after his Olympic Silver medal at 114.5 lbs.  The first year back after the Olympics he lost in the blood round and his last year he did AA at 7th place.

Garrett Lowney won a Greco Bronze medal while still having one year of college eligibility remaining.  However nagging injuries forced him to retire and turn the Hwt. spot for Minnesota over to his young high school teammate Cole Konrad.

 

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1 hour ago, gimpeltf said:

But he took a World Silver in 79

Weaver was just too small for college wrestling, right? He won his world medals at 105 pounds-- or something like that.

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Lazaro Reinoso, who famously beat John Smith at his peak (92 Olympics), was a 92 Olympic bronze and 83 World silver but lost in the finals of the D2 championships in 1999 by pin. Yes,  D2. Reinoso won the next year.
 
EDIT: Just realized you asked "following year", so this doesn't qualify, but it is still noteworthy as hell.

Didn't meet the criteria of the question but still very interesting, and I didn't know about it.

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4 hours ago, NJDan said:

Weaver was just too small for college wrestling, right? He won his world medals at 105 pounds-- or something like that.

Yes, but that wasn't the question posed. He medaled one year and didn't win NCAAs the next. The earlier posts forgot he took a silver prior to the Gold in LA.

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