CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’: Jake Varner wins Olympic gold medal for U.S.

LONDON – It was one of the last gold-medal moments for the United States on the final day of the 2012 Olympic Games.

And it belonged to American Jake Varner and the U.S. freestyle wrestling team.

Varner realized a lifelong dream when he capped a phenomenal performance by winning an Olympic gold medal at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. on Sunday afternoon before a sellout crowd of 6,500 fans at ExCeL North Arena 2. Continue reading at

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