Sammy Brooks to Compete at United States Olympic Wrestling Team Trials

By Chris Brewer, Athletics Communications

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Two-time University of Iowa All-American Sammy Brooks competes Friday and Saturday at the United States Olympic Wrestling Team Trials in Fort Worth, Texas.

Brooks, a U23 World Team member, is the No. 8 seed at 86 kg. The winner of the 86 kg men’s freestyle bracket and 15 of the 18 winners of the Trials events guarantee themselves the opportunity to compete for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. The 2020 Summer Olympics are scheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in Tokyo Japan.

NBC Olympics will present exclusive live coverage of every match of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials across NBCSN, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, April 2

10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Session I – Challenge Tournament: Preliminaries, Quarterfinals, Consolation Rounds* (ALL STYLES AND WEIGHTS)

*All Championship matches will wrestle prior to Consolation Rounds

6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Session II – Challenge Tournament: Semifinals and Finals (ALL STYLES AND WEIGHTS)

Saturday, April 3

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Session III – Challenge Tournament: Consolations, 3rd Place and True 3rd (ALL STYLES AND WEIGHTS)

6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Session IV – Best 2 out of 3 Championship Series (ALL STYLES AND WEIGHTS)