The first black wrestler to win an Olympic medal, Keaser took the silver (149.5 pounds) at the 1976 Games in Montreal. A graduate of Brooklyn Park High and the Naval Academy, where he was a two-time All-American, he won two national Amateur Athletic Union titles as well as the gold medal at the 1973 world championships in Tehran. Named Navy's outstanding athlete in 1972.
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