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Jake Varner of U.S. into 96-kg final

Updated: August 12, 2012, 8:33 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- American wrestler Jake Varner will wrestle for the gold medal Sunday in the men's 96-kilogram freestyle division.

Varner rallied to beat George Gogshelidze of Georgia 0-2, 1-0, 1-0 in the semifinals.

Varner will face Valerii Andriitsev of Ukraine, who won his semifinal match after Iranian favorite Reza Yazdani hurt his leg and was hauled off on a wheelchair.

Varner, a two-time NCAA champion at Iowa State, will attempt to become the second American wrestler to win Olympic ...

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