Rio Olympics 2016 – United States wrestler Burroughs finds drive doesn’t always reach destination – ESPN
“For the last four years, Jordan Burroughs believed he had done everything imaginable to prepare himself to defend his Olympic gold medal from London. The jumps, squats, dips, pull-ups and medicine ball tosses. The early-morning runs. “
“Waterloo West has hired former University of Northern Iowa standout Alex Dolly to be its new wrestling coach.
Dolly, a four-time NCAA qualifier for UNI from 2005-08, replaces Kevin Emily, who resigned after two seasons.”
“Daniel Dennis felt great.
His training went well and his weight cut went smoothly.
But Dennis barely had an opportunity to break a sweat during his first Olympic Games experience.”
Buena grad Wilcox hired as Rowan College Gloucester wrestling coach | College | pressofatlanticcity.com
“Buena Regional High School graduate Mike Wilcox, a 2009 NCAA Division III wrestling national champion, was hired this week as the new head wrestling coach at Rowan College at Gloucester County.”
“His dream of representing the country in Rio Olympics shattered after a verdict of the CAS, a devastated Narsingh Yadav today said that he will do everything to prove his innocence.”
ABBOTT RIO BLOG: Helen Maroulis’ gold medal brought tears to her eyes, and to mine – The Predicament
“You may have noticed some tears in Helen Maroulis’ eyes after she beat three-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida of Japan to win the Olympic gold medal at 53 kg tonight. Helen was dealing with the intense emotions of reaching her Olympic dream, and becoming the first U.S. women’s wrestler to win an Olympic gold medal.
Helen Maroulis Trained With Champions To Become the First American Woman Wrestler to Win Gold | VICE Sports
“A day after becoming the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling, Helen Maroulis was asked whether she would continue on to Tokyo 2020. The answer was a confident yes.”