Mike Farina

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMichael Charles "Mike"•Farina
Used nameMike•Farina
Born5 May 1958 in Elmhurst, Illinois (USA)
Measurements155 cm / 48 kg
AffiliationsIowa State Cyclones, Ames (USA)
NOC United States


Mike Farina made the 1976 Olympic team while he was still in high school in Illinois. He won the 1976 Illinois High School Championship and then won the Olympic Trials in Greco-Roman. Farina attended Iowa State University, graduating in 1981, and then obtained a graduate degree from the University of Minnesota.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Wrestling USA Mike Farina
Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) =8