Dave Schultz (wrestler)

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David Lesley Schultz (June 6, 1959 – January 26, 1996) was an American Olympic and world champion freestyle wrestler, a seven-time World and Olympic Gold medalist. Dave and his brother Mark Schultz, also a wrestler, were known for both winning gold at the same Olympics (1984). He was born in Palo Alto, California.

Schultz was murdered by John Eleuthère du Pont, a millionaire philanthropist who sponsored the private Foxcatcher wrestling team in Newtown Township, Pennsylvania at the age of 36.[1]

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  1. "Tribute to David Schultz". Washington Post News. 1996. Retrieved 27 March 2015.