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3 years 4 months ago

Cejudo has motivation for London Games

NEW YORK (AP) - Olympic wrestling champ Henry Cejudo has found his motivation for 2012: He wants his mother to see him win gold this time. But Cejudo won't be preparing for the London Games with Terry Brands, who was USA Wrestling's national freestyle resident coach in Colorado Springs, Colo.,...

3 years 6 months ago

Cejudo is back on track

NEW YORK (AP) - Olympic wrestling champ Henry Cejudo has won his first match since the 2008 Beijing Games. The American beat Russia's Rasul Mashezov 2-0, 4-3 in a dual meet between the countries in the middle of Times Square on Thursday. The United States won the event 5-2. With...

3 years 10 months ago

Cejudo returns to the mat

Olympic gold medalist, author and Colorado Springs hometown hero Henry Cejudo hopes to add another gold medal to his remarkable life story by competing in the 2012 London Olympics. The 23 year-old wrestling powerhouse plans to return to competition as soon as possible. As a fierce competitor and uncompromising athlete,...

4 years 10 months ago

Local Olympic champ writes memoir

Remember the thrill of Coronado High School graduate Henry Cejudo winning the gold medal in wrestling at the Beijing Olympics--his sheer joy as he wrapped himself in the American flag. Cejudo has now penned a memoir, American Victory: Wrestling, Dreams, and a Journey Toward Home. Cejudo recounts his life from...

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