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Asgarov of Azerbaijan wins Olympic wrestling gold

Updated August 11, 2012

LONDON (AP) Toghrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan won the Olympic wrestling gold medal in men's 60-kg freestyle, upsetting Besik Kudukhov of Russia 1-0, 5-0.

Asgarov, the junior world champion from 2011, beat American Coleman Scott in the semifinals and took down Kudukhov, the four-time world champion, in the finals.

Kudukhov settled for bronze in Beijing and silver in London.

Scott won bronze for the U.S.

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