Images from the 2012 Summer Olympics on Monday, August 6, 2012
Athletes from the United States competed in wrestling , gymnastics, equestrian, and many other sports at the 2012 London Olympics Monday August 6th.
2012 London Olympics: Questionable call sinks Northern Michigan's Justin Lester in G-R quarters
The American lost to Tamas Lorincz in the 66-kg Greco-Roman wrestling, 3-1, after the Hungarian was awarded a takedown with 30 seconds left in Period 3.
London 2012 Olympics: Japanese celebrate as Kaori Icho wins third wrestling gold - Taipei Times
Kaori Icho became the first woman to win three Olympic wrestling titles on Wednesday, while her teammate Hitomi Obara also claimed gold as Japan cemented their dominance of the women’s sport within 30 triumphant minutes at the London Games. The packed arena turned into a roaring sea of red and white Japanese flags after seven-time world champion Icho swept aside China’s Jing Ruixue in the final of the second-heaviest 63kg class in freestyle wrestling. Her weeping compatriot Obara held her…
Olympic Wrestling: Why Ellis Coleman Needs More Than Flying Squirrel to Medal
United States 60 kg Greco-Roman wrestler Ellis Coleman became an internet sensation with his " Flying Squirrel " take down in the World Junior Championships, and that is exactly why he is vulnerable at the 2012 London Olympics ...