Day 4 Recap: Chun gives U.S. first wrestling medalist in London

LONDON — It took four days, but on Wednesday the U.S. claimed its first wrestling medal of the 2012 Olympic Games in London when Clarissa Chun earned a bronze medal in women’s freestyle at 48 kilos.

Ironically, Chun, a 30-year-old Hawaiian, defeated the same wrestler who defeated her four years ago for the Olympic bronze medal in Beijing, Irini Merleni of Ukraine, an Olympic champion and five-time World champion. Continue reading at

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