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Top American wrestler Jordan Burroughs loses at world championships
Top American wrestler Jordan Burroughs loses at world championships

Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs fell short in the semifinals of the world wrestling championships on Tuesday, losing to a foreign opponent for the first time in his highly decorated career.  Burroughs competed with his left leg heavily wrapped after injuring his knee during a first-round bout in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He was outpointed, 9-2, by two-time world champion Denis Tsargush of Russia in the 163-pound freestyle division.  “Jordan couldn’t move like he usually does,” U.S. Coach Bruce Burnett told USA Wrestling. “He did the best he could. He showed a lot of character and resolve and...

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