Name: Jordan Burroughs
Sport: Wrestling
Discipline(s): Freestyle Wrestling
Weight Class: 74 kg/163 lbs.
Height: 5-9
DOB: 7/8/1988
Hometown: Sicklerville, N.J.
High School: Winslow Township (N.J.)
College: Nebraska
Team/Club: Sunkist Kids
Coach(es): Mark Manning, Bryan Snyder
Olympic Experience
  • 2012 Olympic champion
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic team member
World Championship Experience
  • Four-time Senior World champion (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)
  • Two-time Senior World bronze medalist (2014, 2018)
  • 10th at 2008 Junior World Championships
Other Career Highlights
  • Two-time Final X champion (2018, 2019)
  • Seven-time World Team member (2011, 2013-15, 2017-19)
  • Six-time World Cup gold medalist (2012-2015, 2017-18)
  • Two-time Pan American Games champion (2011, 2015)
  • Three-time Pan American champion (2014, 2016, 2018)
  • Three-time U.S. Open champion (2011, 2013, 2014)
  • Two-time NCAA champion for Nebraska (2009, 2011)
  • Dan Hodge Trophy winner, as nation’s top college wrestler (2011)
Personal: Married Lauren Mariacher on Oct. 12, 2013… They have one son, Beacon, and one daughter, Ora...Has two sisters, Princess and Jenerra, and one brother, Leroy...Son of Janice Burroughs and Leroy Burroughs...Won a U.S. record 69-straight matches to start his career on the Senior level from 2011-14...Won 2013 World title less a month after breaking his ankle…
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2019: Dan Kolov International (Ukraine) champion…
2018:
Yasar Dogu International (Turkey) silver medalist…
2017: Grand Prix of Spain champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion…   
2016: Grand Prix of Germany champion… U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion… Ninth at the Olympic Games…  Yasar Dogu International gold medalist…
2015: U.S. World Team Trials champion…  Alexander Medved International champion… 
2014: U.S. World Team Trials champion… Yasar Dogu International bronze medalist…
2013: Sargsyan International champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Alexander Medved International champion…
2012: U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion…  Cerro Pelado International champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion…
2011: Ukrainian Wrestlers Memorial International champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion…

College: Two-time NCAA champion (2009, 2011) … Third in NCAA Championships (2008) …  NCAA Qualifier (2007) … Coached by Mark Manning and Bryan Snyder… Graduated with a degree in Sociology…

High School: New Jersey state champion at 135 pounds to cap a 35-2 senior season and a 115-20 career at Winslow Township High School (2006) … NJSIAA State runner-up (2005) … Ranked seventh in the nation among 135-pound high school wrestlers by InterMat… Three-time district champion and two-time regional champion for coach Rick Koss…

Age-Group Achievements:  FILA Junior Freestyle World Team Trials champion (2008) … FILA Junior (Vegas) Naitonals champion (2008) … University Nationals runner-up (2007) …

Awards: USOC Male Olympic Athlete of the Year (2015) … USA Wrestling Freestyle Wrestler of the Year (2011, 2012, 2013) … Dan Hodge Trophy winner (2011)… Big 12 Outstanding Wrestler (2008) …

Note: With five World and Olympic titles, Burroughs is No. 2 in U.S. history, tied with Bruce Baumgartner, and just one behind John Smith at six… Won a U.S. record 69-straight matches to start his career on the Senior level from 2011-14… Won 2013 World title less than a month after breaking his ankle…sponsored by ASICS, Resilite, and CHOBANI…