OSU’s John Smith Named to Oklahoma Hall of Fame

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Oklahoma State head wrestling coach John Smith has been named to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, it was announced on Thursday.

Smith is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, taking gold in the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, and the 1992 Games in Barcelona.

As a collegiate wrestler, he was a two-time NCAA champion for the Cowboys.

As the OSU head coach, he’s led the Cowboys to five NCAA team championships.

The Del City native is a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

Smith and the rest of the 2020 class will be officially inducted on November 12.

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