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Varner wins 96-kg freestyle gold

Cael Sanderson spent the past seven years teaching Jake Varner how to be a world champion -- and he was there Sunday when Varner joined him as an Olympic gold medalist. With Sanderson watching, Varner defeated Valerie Andriitsev of Ukraine 1-0, 1-0 to win gold in men's 96-kilogram freestyle. Coupled with Jordan Burroughs' win in the 74 kilograms Friday night, it gave the...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

US Men’s Wrestling: Golden Hip Tosses

The US Men’s Wrestling contingent has won 2 gold medals for the first time since Atlanta in 1996. Today America’s Jake Varner defeated Ukraine’s Valeri Andriitsev in the 96kg Freestyle event. He was able to defeat the Ukrainian 1-0, 1-0 to bring home gold. He made it the final event with a come from behind victory over Georgia’s George Gogshelidze and a quarter finals win...
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August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Varner wins gold!

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher A former Cyclone wrestler is an Olympic champion. Jake Varner defeated Ukraine’s Valerii Andiitsev at 211 pounds on Sunday afternoon 1-0, 1-0 to win gold for the United States of America. Varner’s coach at the Olympics is former undefeated four-time NCAA champion Cael Sanderson. Varner was a four-time NCAA Division I All-America...
Via Cyclone Fanatic
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Varner of US wins Olympic wrestling gold

Jake Varner of the United States won the Olympic wrestling gold in men's 96-kilogram freestyle, beating Valerii Andriitsev of Ukraine 1-0, 1-0 Sunday. The win gave the U.S. team multiple Olympic gold-medal winners in men's wrestling for the first time since 1996. Varner joins Jordan Burroughs, who won the 74-kilogram freestyle on Friday night, as Olympic champions. Varner...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

US wrestler Varner to go for Olympic gold

American wrestler Jake Varner will wrestle go for the gold medal Sunday in the men's 96-kilogram freestyle division. Varner rallied to beat George Gogshelidze of Georgia 0-2, 1-0, 1-0 in the semifinals. Varner will face Valerii Andriitsev of Ukraine, who won his semifinal match after Iranian favorite Reza Yazdani hurt his leg and was hauled off on a wheelchair. Varner, a two...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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