Gold medal favorite: Stanka Zlateva - Bulgaria
Venue: China Agricultural University Gymnasium
China’s Wang Jiao beat Bulgaria’s Stanka Zlateva to win the women’s 72kg freestyle wrestling gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games.
Zlateva won the silver while Japan’s Hamaguchi Kyoko and Agnieszka Wieszczek of Poland both took a bronze medal.
Patricia Miranda won a bronze medal at the Athens Games in the wrestling. She took a break from the sport to pursue her studies.
“I actually retired for about eight months and was content with just going to school,” said Miranda, who earned her law degree from Yale last year. “But, even though I left, [...]