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Late Takedown Propels Amine to Olympic Bronze Medal at 86kg Freestyle

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University of Michigan graduate student Myles Amine scored the winning takedown with just 10 seconds remaining to rally past India’s Deepak Punia, 4-2, and capture Olympic bronze at 86kg/189 pounds on Thursday (Aug. 5) at Makuhari Messe Hall. Amine is the second Olympic medalist in U-M program history and the first in freestyle wrestling.

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