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London Olympics | Men’s wrestling

Jordan Burroughs
Jordan Burroughs of the United States jumps on the victory podium and celebrates his defeat of Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi to win the men’s wrestling gold medal. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Jordan Burroughs
Jordan Burroughs of the United States celebrates with fans in the stands after beating Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi to win the men’s freestyle wrestling gold medal. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Happy Americans
Jordan Burroughs of the United States gets a bear hug from his coach after beating Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi in the gold medal match of men’s freestyle wrestling. (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
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Jordan Burroughs of the United States wins the men’s wrestling gold medal. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Jordan Burroughs
U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs keeps the pressure on Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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Jordan Burroughs wiggles out of the grip of Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi in their gold medal bout. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Wrestling gold
Jordan Burroughs, left, of the United States defeated Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi to win the freestyle wrestling gold medal.  (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
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Jordan Burroughs, bottom, competes against Iran’s Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi . (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
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Jordan Burroughs of the United States, left, and Denis Tsargush of Russia battle for an advantage in the men’s freestyle wrestling semifinals. Burroughs won and advanced to the finals where he took the gold. (Orestis Panagiotou / EPA)
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