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 Lindland FamilyMatt Lindland - Team USA

Matt and his wife, Angie, have an 7-year-old son, James, and a 5-year-old daughter, Robin. The Lindland's live in Lincoln, Nebraska, where Matt is employed as a coach for the Husker USA Wrestling Club at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Matt also speaks regularly to Nebraska youth in behalf of the Nebraska D.A.R.E program.

For more information on speaking engagements, click here.

 
 1998-99 Team USA: Ranked 1st (76 kg/167.5 lbs.) Age: 29
 1999 USA Wrestling Athlete of the Year Height: 6-0 Weight: 167.5 lbs.
 5th Year Member of Team USA (1994-1999) Club Affiliation: Sunkist Kids

 International Competition
2000 Pan American Championships - Champion
2000 Egypt Olympic Qualifier - Champion
2000 Uzebekistan Olympic Qualifier - 3rd Place
1999 Pan American Championships - Champion
1999 Granma Cup (Cuba) - 2nd place
1998 World Championships - 6th place
1998 Concord Cup - 2nd place
1998 Granma Cup (Cuba) - 2nd place
1998 Vehbi Emri Tournament (Turkey) - 3rd place
1997 Sunkist Kids International Open - 3rd place
1997 U.S. World Team member
1997 Pytlasinki Grand Prix champion (Poland)
1997 Pan American Championships - 2nd place
1996-97 Cyranma Cup (Cuba) - 5th place
1996 World Cup - Champion
1996 Sunkist Kids International Open - Champion
1996 Poland Open - 2nd place
1996 Vehbi Emre Tournament (Turkey) - 2nd place
1995 Karelin Cup (Russia) - 4th place
1995 World Cup - 2nd place
1994 Pan American Championships (Freestyle)
1993 Concord Cup - 5th place

National Competition
2000 US Nationals - National Champion
1999 World Team Trials - Champion
1999 U.S. Nationals - Champion
1998 World Team Trials - Champion
1998 U.S. Nationals - Champion
1997 World Team Trials - Champion
1997 U.S. Nationals - 2nd place
1996 U.S. Nationals - 2nd place
1996 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - 3rd place
1995 U.S. Nationals - Champion
1995 World Team Trials - 2nd place
1994 Winter Classic - 3rd place
1994 U.S. Olympic Festival - Champion
1994 U.S. Olympic Festival (Freestyle) - 2nd place
1994 World Team Trials - 3rd place
1994 U.S. Nationals - 6th place
1994 University Nationals-Freestyle Champion
1993 U.S. Nationals - 7th place
1993 University Nationals - 3rd place
1992 University Nationals-Freestyle Champion
1992 University Nationals - 4th place
1992 Southern Olympic Regional Trials - Champion
1991 University Nationals - 2nd place
1990 U.S. Olympic Festival - 3rd place
1990 Espoir Nationals - 2nd place
1987 Junior Nationals - 7th place

College Career
University of Nebraska-Lincoln-1993 Big 8 Champion
Clackamas Community College-1991 NJCAA Champion

High School Career
Gladstone High School, Gladstone, Oregon
2nd at 1988 State Tournament (Senior Year)
3rd at 1987 State Tournament (Junior Year)