September 6, 2018

Brandon Wynn – Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame


A two-time NCAA champion and six-time All-American, Brandon Wynn earned numerous honors during his time with the Buckeyes. He earned First Team All-Big Ten accolades in 2008 and followed that up with his first All-America accolade at the 2009 NCAA Championships, placing eighth in the all-around. In 2010 he earned First Team All-Big Ten honors again after notching Top 3 finishes on rings, vault and all-around.

He went on to win NCAA and Big Ten championships on the still rings in 2010 and repeated the feat in 2011. The “Lord of the Rings” also excelled in the classroom, earning Academic All-Big Ten honors and College Gymnastics Association Academic All-America honors all three years he was eligible and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete status all four of his years in Columbus.

Wynn competed with the U.S. Men’s Senior National team and the U.S. World team, claiming the U.S. national title in rings and finishing third in the all-around in 2010. He competed in the 2010 World Championships, helping the Americans to a third place team finish. In 2011, Wynn repeated at the U.S. national champion on the still rings and brought home the gold in the Pan Am Games. He went on to compete in the Olympic trials in both 2012 and 2016 and continued to display dominance on the still rings with multiple gold and silver medals in the U.S. Championships.