Day 6: Men’s Freestyle 55kg and 74kg

Sam Hazewinkel
55kg Men’s Freestyle
Born:  3/4/84 in Minneapolis, MN
HS: Pensecola Christian Academy, Pensecola, FL
College:  University of Oklahoma,  Communications Degree

High School:  3X Florida State Champion, 140-0 record, also lettered in track and cross-country
– College: Wrestled for Jack Spates at Oklahoma, 4X AA (3,3,3,2)
– 2005 US Nationals Champion (Greco)
– 2007 US Nationals Champion (Greco)
– 2008 World University Champion (Greco)
– 2011 US Open Champion (Freestyle)
– 2012 US Olympic Team Trials Champion (Freestyle)

Hazewinkel’s Results:
 Dauhelet Niyazbekov (Kazakhstan) dec. Sam Hazewinkel (USA) 3-1, 2-0
 Dauhelet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan lost in semis so Hazewinkel is eliminated

Jordan Burroughs **Gold Medal**
74kg Men’s Freestyle
Born:  7/8/88 in Winslow, NJ
High School:  Winslow Township HS
College: University of Nebraska, graduated 2011

– High School:  2006 NJ State Champion, 115-20 career record
– College: Wrestled for Mark Manning at Nebraska, 3X AA, 2X NCAA Champion (2009&2011), 2011 Dan Hodge Winner
– 2011 US Open Champion, World Team Trials Champion (1st @ Worlds)
– 2012 US Olympic Team Trials Champion

Burrough’s Results:
Jordan Burroughs (USA) dec. Francisco Soler (Puerto Rico), 4-0, 6-0
Jordan Burroughs (USA) dec. Matt Gentry (Canada) 2-1, 1-1
Jordan Burroughs (USA) dec. Denis Tsargush (Russia) 3-1, 0-2, 2-1
Jordan Burroughs (USA) dec. Sadegh Goudarzi (Iran) 1-0, 1-0 for GOLD!!!!!


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