Mizzou wrestler wins bronze medal in Rio Olympics

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Twenty-year-old Russian sensation Abdulrashid Sadulaev has won his first gold medal in the 86-kilogram division of men’s freestyle wrestling.

Sadulaev beat Turkey’s Selim Yasar 5-0 Saturday for his third consecutive world title and the third gold for the Russians in wrestling at the Rio Games.

Sadulaev scored on a pair of two-point moves late in the first period in beating Yasar in the world final for the second year in a row.

Sadulaev outscored his opponents a staggering 28-1 in the Olympic tournament.

Bronze medals went to Azerbaijan’s Sharif Sharifov and American J’Den Cox, who scored a takedown with six seconds left to give the U.S. its first freestyle medal of these Games.

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