LONDON (AP) - American Jordan Burroughs has won the men's 74-kg freestyle, beating Iran's Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi 1-0, 1-0 to give the U.S. its first wrestling gold medal of the London Games.
Burroughs beat Denis Tsargush of Russia in the semifinals on Friday, then got past Goudarzi in a rematch of their world-championship bout in 2011.
Burroughs, who grew up in New Jersey, has won 38 straight freestyle matches since leaving the University of Nebraska.
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