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Aug 13, 2012 |

2012 Olympics: heartbreaking, one Egyptian wrestler cries, see why here

Top news coming in to a warm San Francisco today is about the Egyptian wrestlers who showed up too late to compete.


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Sun Aug 12, 2012

New York Daily News

Olympic Insider: Varner's gratefulA for golden assist

Coach Cael Anderson, a former gold medalist, shared knowledge of numerous holds and techniques to American wrestler Jake Varner over the last seven years, but it was a final move that went unrehearsed Sunday: lifting a gold medal.


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Japan end wait for wrestling gold

Japanese wrestler Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu won gold in the 66kg freestyle with a 3-1 win over India's Sushil Kumar.


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The Guardian

Egyptian wrestlers disqualified after turning up late on final day

Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters After years of gruelling training, two Egyptian wrestlers crashed out of the Olympics without breaking sweat on Sunday after they were late for the start of their competition.


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Egyptian wrestlers skip their Olympic matches

Abdou Omar Abdou Ahmed and Saleh Emara lost their first round matches in the 66-kilogram and 96-kilogram men's freestyle categories by forfeit.


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Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35