Jordan Burroughs

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Date of Birth July 8, 1988
Place of Birth Camden, New Jersey
Age 32 years old
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Jordan Burroughs

Jordan Ernest Burroughs is an American freestyle wrestler and former folkstyle wrestler. In freestyle wrestling, Burroughs is an Olympic champion and four-time world champion. In folkstyle wrestling, Burroughs was a two-time NCAA Division I national champion, and was awarded the Dan Hodge Trophy as the most outstanding wrestler in college wrestling.

Country: United States
Sport: Wrestling
Event(s): Freestyle
College team: Nebraska
Club: Sunkist Kids
Team: USA
Turned pro: 2011
Coached by: Mark Manning

About Jordan Burroughs

American Olympic freestyle wrestler who took home the gold in the 2012 London games in the 74 kilogram weight class.

Before Fame

He was a state wrestling champion during his senior year of high school.

Achievement

He was a two-time NCAA champion and 2011 World Championship gold medalist.

Family Life

He grew up with three siblings: Princess, Jenerra, and Leroy. He married Lauren Mariacher in 2013. He has children named Ora and Beacon.

Associations

He and gymnast Gabby Douglas both won gold medals for the United States in the 2012 Olympic Games.

Information related to Jordan Burroughs

  • United States results in men's freestyle wrestling - Wrestlers from the United States have taken part in most of the major men's freestyle wrestling competitions over the years, in particular the Olympic Games and FILA Wrestling World Championships. Men's freestyle wrestling competition began in the Olympics in 1904.
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers wrestlers
  • Wrestlers at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Olympic gold medalists for the United States in wrestling
  • Wrestlers at the 2015 Pan American Games
  • Sportspeople from Camden, New Jersey
  • Olympic wrestlers of the United States
  • Wrestlers at the 2016 Summer Olympics
  • Wrestlers at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • American male sport wrestlers
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Latest information about Jordan Burroughs updated on February 26, 2021.

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