Hometown: Germantown, Wisconsin
Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison
When: Aug. 14, 8 a.m. (Eliminations), 2 p.m. (Repechage & Medal matches)
Thielke departed the UW wrestling team after two years to focus on making the Olympic squad, and it paid off. He finished second at the 2nd World Olympic Qualifier in Turkey earlier this year. He finished second at the 2015 U.S. Open, while garnering third place finishes at the event in 2013 and 2016. Thielke is ranked No. 1 at the 59kg/130lbs. weight class for Team USA.