Monday, August 6, 2012
Mijain Lopez wins 120k gold
LONDON -- Mijain Lopez of Cuba has won the Olympic gold medal in men's 120-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.
Lopez took down Heiki Nabi of Estonia 2-0, 1-0 Monday to win his second straight Olympic gold medal.
Lopez is the third wrestler to win multiple golds at 120 kilograms, joining Russian great Alexandre Karelin and Alexander Koltschinkski of the former Soviet Union.
Lopez, the four-time world champion, also beat Turkey's Riza Kayaalp in the semis after losing to the Turk in Istanbul during last year's world championships.