Jacob Stephen Varner wins the Gold Medal in the Men’s 96 kg Freestyle Wrestling 2012 Olympics. Another gold medal for the United States of America. Varner defeats Valerii Andriitsev of the Ukraine. August 12, 2012 marks day sixteen and the last day of the 2012 Olympics.
Varner getting ready for the Gold Medal Contest Final.
Varner shoots and gains a left-handed ankle pic.
Varner completes the takedown to score one point and win in the first period.
Varner takes back control over Andriitsev.
Varner wins by points over Andriitsev to win the Gold Medal in Men’s 96 kg Freestyle Wrestling.
BRONZE MEDAL 96 KG
George Gogshelidze of Georgia and Khetag Gazyumov of Azerbaijan.
SILVER MEDAL 96 KG
Valerii Andriitsev of Ukraine
GOLD MEDAL 96 KG
Jacob Stephen Varner
Varner added to medal count for the USA and the many other athletes who played at their best, representing their country. It was a great two weeks of being a fan of the Olympic games. Now back to training. Workout, drink be merry.