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Olympics 2012: Kim Hyeonwoo Wins Gold In Greco-Roman Wrestling; Justin Lester Falls Short

On Tuesday, Kim Hyeonwoo won the gold medal for Korea in the Men's Greco-Roman 66kg/145.5-pound wrestling event by defeating Tamas Lorincz of Hungary with three technical points to none.

In the bronze medal matches, Manuchar Tskhadaia of Georgia defeated Frank Staebler of Germany by a score of 3-1 PP, while Steve Guenot of France also earned a bronze medal by defeating Pedro Isaac Mulens Herrera of Cuba by a score of 3-0 PO.

Prior to facing Tskhadaia for the bronze medal, Staebler defeated Akron native, Justin Lester in the Repechage Round 2. Lester was defeated 3-0 PO, with Staebler earning 10 technical points to Lester's none.

Lester won his match against Tsutomu Fujimura in the Round of 16, prior to falling to Lorincz in the quarterfinal.

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