Sicklerville native Jordan Burroughs came into the Olympics as the favorite to win gold in Men's Freestyle Wrestling. Considering that he hadn't lost since 2009, his favorite status was understandable, as was his confidence. He all but guaranteed a gold prior to yesterday's match.
Thanks everyone for the goodlucks tomorrow. Dreaming of Gold tonight. My next tweet will be a picture of me holding that Gold medal!!!— Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) August 9, 2012
And what was his next tweet?
I did it! 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist! twitter.com/alliseeisgold/…— Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) August 10, 2012