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Biography - Alex Dieringer, OK

2021-22 Team USA Ranking: No. 2 at 79 kg/174 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 6 (2016-22)
Residence: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Regional Training Center: Michigan RTC
Club: Titan Mercury WC/Cliff Keen WC
College: Oklahoma State Univ. (2015)
High School: Port Washington HS (Wis.)
Born: June 6, 1993 in Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Height: 5-9

Career Highlights

  • 2019 U.S. Open champion
  • 2019 Final X runner-up
  • Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials (2016)
  • Junior World silver medalist (2013)
  • Two-time Junior World Team member (2012, 2013)
  • Three-time Bill Farrell International champion (2016, 2018, 2019)
  • 2019 Yasar Dogu champion
  • 2018 Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial champion
  • Three-time NCAA champion (2014-16)
  • Dan Hodge Trophy recipient, as nation’s top college wrestler (2016)

Career Biography
2021: Second at Senior World Team Trials…
2020: Silver at Matteo Pellicone International… Bronze at Pan American Championships…
2019: Final X runner-up… U.S. Open champion… World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion… Bill Farrell International champion… Yasar Dogu champion… Dan Kolov International champion… bronze at Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix…Third at Senior Nationals (Dec.)…
2018: World Team Trials Challenge Tournament runner-up…U.S. Open runner-up… Bill Farrell International champion… Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial champion… Alexander Medved Prizes champion…
2017: Third in U.S. World Team Trials… Third in U.S. Open… Third in Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial International… Second in Paris International…
2016: World Freestyle Wrestling Clubs Cup champion (Titan Mercury WC)… Bill Farrell International champion… Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials…
2013: Second in Junior World Championships… FILA Junior Nationals champion…
2012: FILA Junior Nationals champion…

College: Three-time NCAA champion for Oklahoma State (2014-16)… 2016 Dan Hodge Trophy recipient… Four-time NCAA All-American (2013-16)… Four-time Big 12 champion (2013-16)… Career record of 133-4… 2016 Oklahoma State Male Athlete of the Year… Nominated for Male College Athlete of the Year ESPY… Earned his degree in education in May 2016…

USAW Age-Group: 2010 USAW Junior Nationals Champion in freestyle, third in Greco-Roman… 2009 USAW Cadet Nationals champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Second in 2008 USAW Cadet Nationals in freestyle, third in Greco-Roman… Named the 2010 Junior Wrestler of the Year, as well as the Outstanding Wrestler at the 2010 Northern Plains Junior Freestyle Regional

High School: Attended Port Washington HS in Port Washington, Wis., where he was coached by Angelo LaRossa ... Won the Wisconsin high school championship in 2007 at 103 pounds and in 2009 at 140 pounds ... Placed second in 2008 at 125 pounds

Personal: Son of Dave and Cindy Dieringer... Has three siblings: Andy, Jordan and Tyler… Engaged to Ella Sosenko…

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