Tina George

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Tina George
Tina George 2012.jpg
George in 2012
Personal information
Born (1978-11-05) November 5, 1978 (age 45)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Height1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
SportFreestyle wrestling
ClubU.S. Army
Coached byJason Loukides
Medal record
Women's freestyle wrestling
Representing the Flag of the United States.svg  United States
World Wrestling Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2002 Chalsis -55 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2003 New York -55 kg
Pan American Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2003 Santo Domingo -55 kg
Pan American Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2001 Santo Domingo -55 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2003 Guatemala -55 kg

Tina George (born November 5, 1978) is a retired American freestyle wrestler who won a gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games. She was second at the 2002 and 2003 world championships, both times losing to Saori Yoshida. [1]

George stopped competing after the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, and served 18 months with the U.S. Army in Iraq, where she was seriously wounded. She made a brief comeback for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, and retired for good on April 22, 2014. [2] [3]

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