Andy Bisek

75 kg
Andy Bisek

Andy Bisek | @Biseks_Stache

Minnesota Storm 75 kg

Olympic Training Center

Colorado Springs, CO

US Ranking: #1

 

Married to Ashley Bisek.

Son: Jim

Parents: Tom and Kathy

Siblings: Scott, Stephanie and Brian

Hometown: Chaska

High School: Chaska High School

College: Northern Michigan University

Degree: Physical Geography, Minors in Biology and Art and Design

Professional Association: Cheers in Colorado Springs

Personal Interests: Being outdoors as much as possible, hunting, fishing, hiking, and spending time with his wife Ashley, son Jim and two border collies, Oliver and Lilly.

Favorite Music: Country mostly

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High school wrestling highlights:

Junior National All American at Fargo Nationals

Minnesota state tournament 3rd place

Finished top 3 in freestyle and Greco Regional National Tournaments

Undefeated at Junior Duals

 

After high school Andy planned to attend the University of Minnesota-Mankato and compete in NCAA DII. He changed his mind at the last minute and decided to train Greco full-time at the United States Olympic Education Program at Northern Michigan University. He credits this experience with helping him excel in Greco.

 

Since his freshman year he has been overseas numerous times to train Greco with foreign national teams and to represent the US in competition. He made two FILA Junior World Teams and won University Nationals four times in college.

 

His career is on the rise as he pursues Olympic gold in 2016. He took home five gold medals in international competition in 2014. He also won the U.S. Open and became the first U.S. Greco athlete since 2009 to win a medal in the World Championships.

 

In 2015, Andy continued to win on the biggest stage. He represented the U.S. in the World Championships for the fourth time in his career and during the competition he won five matches, including victories over two former World Champions, to win a second consecutive World bronze medal.

 

College wrestling highlights:

4-time University National Champion (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

2-time FILA Junior World Team Member (2005, 2006)

 

International wrestling highlights:

2016 United States Olympic Team Member

2015 and 2014 World Championships bronze medalist (Las Vegas and Uzbekistan)

4-time US Senior World Team Member (2010, 2013, 2014, 2015)

5-time US Senior National Team Member (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)

4-time New York Athletic Club International Tournament Champion

4-time Sunkist Kids International Champion

2-time Dave Schultz Memorial International Champion

2015 U.S. Open National Champion

2015 Granma Cup Champion (Cuba)

2014 U.S. Open National Champion

2014 Granma Cup Champion (Cuba)

2014 Pan American Championships Champion

2013 Arvo Haavisto Cup Champion (Finland)

2012 Pan American Championships Champion

2012 Pan American Olympic Qualifier, silver medal (qualified US 74 kg for the Olympics)

2012 Happaranda Cup gold medalist (Sweden)

Medalist in Hungary, Romania and Russia

 

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