Jordan Burroughs

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Information

Jordan was born in 1988 in New Jersey. Jordan Burroughs is a Olympic and World champion in Freestyle Wrestling. He made his first world team in 2011 and was the 4th wrestler in Americian history to win an NCAA Championship and a World Championship the same year. Then in London 2012 won a Olympic gold medal. For international records he is undefeated since 2009. He also won the World cup recently. Jordan Burroughs quote that he goes by all the time is "Dream it,do it."
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Accomplishments

International Freestyle:
  • 2011 Pan American Champion - 74 kg
  • 2011 US Open Champion - 74 kg
  • 2011 World Champion - 74 kg
  • 2011 US World Team Trials Champion - 74 kg
  • 2012 US Open Champion - 74 kg
  • 2012 Olympic Trials Champion - 74 kg
  • 2012 World Cup Champion - 74 kg
  • 2012 Olympic Champion - 74 kg
  • 2013 World Cup Champion - 74 kg
  • 2013 Alexander Medved Champion
  • 2013 US Open Champion
  • 2013 Stephan Sargsyan Champion
  • 2013 World Champion
  • Undefeated streak of 65-0 in the senior circuit

Collegiate:

  • Two-Time NCAA Champion (2009,157; 2011, 165)
  • 2011 Hodge Trophy winner
  • 2011 InterMat Wrestler of the Year
  • Three-Time All-American (3rd, 2008; 1st, 2009; 1st, 2011)
  • Four-Time NCAA Qualifier (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
  • Three-Time Big 12 Champion (2008, 149; 2009, 157; 2011, 165)
  • Outstanding Wrestler of 2008 Big 12 Championships
  • Midlands Champion (2011, 165)
  • 2011 Dan Gable Most Outstanding Wrestler Award (Midlands Championship)
  • Nebraska Most Outstanding Wrestler (2008, 2009, 2011)
  • 128-20 career record
  • Fourth-most wins in school history
  • Tied for fifth-most dual wins in school history (62)
  • Sixth-best career winning percentage in school history (.865)
  • Tied for fifth-most falls in a single season in school history (20, 2011)
  • Four-time Big 12 Wrestler of the Week
  • 2011 Nebraska "Heart and Soul Award" winner
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Why Jordan is the best wrestler

Jordan Burroughs is one of the best wrestlers. He has an outstanding record and also has amazing accomplishments. He works hard for his accomplishments and never gives up. He should be a inspiration to a lot of young wrestlers. He is also a good person and never shows off. Jordan worked hard to be where he is now and in the future will be the best wrestler in the world.
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