Olympic Faces: Johan Eurén

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Olympic Faces: Johan Eurén

Photo: Ben Fitzgerald-O'Connor
Photo: Ben Fitzgerald-O’Connor

As the world’s best athletes descend on Rio for the Summer Olympics, Umgås will highlight some of Sweden’s best and brightest.

Today, we take a look at Johan Eurén.

Sport – Wrestling

Vitals – 31 years old…from Sävedalen, Partille, Sweden near Gothenburg…wrestles in the 130 kg weight class (Greco-Roman).

Why You Should Watch – Eurén earned a bronze medal in London in 2012. He was tabbed by Sports Illustrated to win the bronze medal in Rio. Wrestling publication The Predicament pegs him for the bronze.

Do You Want to Mess with Johan? – After watching this short video, we’re guessing the answer is no.

Getting Social – Eurén has his own website and is on Instagram and Facebook.

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