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Jordan Burroughs on U.S. team

Updated: April 21, 2012, 11:32 PM ET
Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Jordan Burroughs is headed to London as the face of American wrestling.

Still, the reigning world freestyle champion would have much rather earned the spot on the mat than by default.

Burroughs headlined the list of wrestlers who claimed spots Saturday night on the U.S. team headed to the London Olympics, winning the 74-kilogram freestyle spot when opponent Andrew Howe defaulted because of a knee injury at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Iowa City.

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