‘Comeback Of The Century’ Sees Gable Steveson Wrestle Gold With Dramatic Last-Gasp Move

2021-08-06 07:45:35

U.S. wrestler Gable Steveson left it late to secure a stunning gold in the men’s freestyle 125kg final at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Steveson was 7-8 down to world champion Geno Petriashvili of Georgia with just seconds to spare when he reversed the score to win 10-8.

The University of Minnesota’s wrestling team hailed their 21-year-old athlete’s victory as “the comeback of the century.”

Steveson flipped out in celebration:

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