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#ThrowbackThursday: Relive Jordan Burroughs’ World/Olympic championship matches

By Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling | Nov. 19, 2020, 1:14 p.m. (ET)

Jordan Burroughs is one of the best wrestlers in the history of the USA. With four3World titles and one Olympic gold, Burroughs is hot on the heels of six-time World and Olympic champion John Smith.

In addition to his five World and Olympic titles at 74 kg, Burroughs has also earned three World bronze medals. Overall, Burroughs has competed at seven World Championships (2011, 2013-15, 2017-19) and two Olympic Games (2012, 2016).

Below are all five of Burroughs’ gold-medal matches.

2011 World finals vs. Sadegh Goudarzi (Iran)


2012 Olympic finals vs. Sadegh Goudarzi (Iran)


2013 World finals vs. Essadollah Akbarizarinkolaei (Iran)


2015 World finals vs. Unurbat Purevjav (Mongolia)


2017 World finals vs. Khetik Tsabolov (Russia)