2018-10-22

Bronze for Burroughs, USA in First after Day Two of World Championships


The United States produced four medals, including one first place, taking the lead in the team race after two days of wrestling.

Burroughs battled back after losing to the Russian champion on day one and captured the 74-kilogram bronze medal bout by clinching the season series against two-time World champion Frank Chamizo of Italy, according to TrackWrestling.

David Taylor won his first world gold medal after beating five of the world's best wrestlers, including a first-round win against Yazdanicharati and a 12-2 demolition of Turkey's top-seeded Fatih Erdin in the gold medal bout.

Joe Colon surprised many after winning a bronze medal while filling for injured Nahshon Garrett, and Nick Gwiazdowski capped a 4-for-4 medal round with a bronze medal for the United States that put the Americans out front in their pursuit of a historic second straight World team title. Congrats, guys!

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Jordan Burroughs' Winslow Profile

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Jordan Burroughs' Nebraska Profile

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David Taylor's Profile

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Joe Colon's Profile

http://www.jerseywrestling.com/ncaa_profile.php?name=Joe%20Colon&team=Northern%20Iowa

Nick Gwiazdowski's Profile

http://www.jerseywrestling.com/ncaa_profile.php?name=Nick%20Gwiazdowski&team=North%20Carolina%20State

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Source

http://www.trackwrestling.com/tw/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1540216324650&twSessionId=diinjudwlbnxpln&postId=741429132

Photo Credit

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