Comment
0
Tweet
0
Print
RSS Feeds

Asgarov of Azerbaijan wins Olympic wrestling gold

Saturday - 8/11/2012, 2:20pm  ET

LONDON (AP) - Toghrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan won the Olympic wrestling gold medal in men's 60-kg freestyle, upsetting Besik Kudukhov of Russia 1-0, 5-0.

Asgarov, the junior world champion from 2011, beat American Coleman Scott in the semifinals and took down Kudukhov, the four-time world champion, in the finals.

Kudukhov settled for bronze in Beijing and silver in London.

Scott won bronze for the U.S.


(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)