Joe Peanut: That's from last year's London Olympics, not this year.
toetag: Was this the 18th round of the match or something? Why did they have to fan him down with towels after a 3.4 second match?
Rising_Zan_Samurai_Gunman: Joe Peanut: That's from last year's London Olympics, not this year.This clip is actually from the 2011 Junior World Championships, but the wrestler doing it was in the Olympics last year (eliminated first round), and estimates he's done it a dozen times in competition. The wiki article on him implies he might have done it in high school as well, but I would think most high school wrestling federations might deem it a "dangerous move" constituting a stoppage and warning - depends on the ref. He's actually a pretty good story of a kid succeeding were most might expect him to fail - by the time he was in sixth grade both his father and step-father were incarceratedtoetag: Was this the 18th round of the match or something? Why did they have to fan him down with towels after a 3.4 second match?Match is still ongoing as it wasn't a pin, it looks like that was the final seconds of the 1st or 2nd period (2 minutes each), based on the clock in the background of the shot. I haven't wrestled since high school, but I often found it more exhausting than football or other sports I took part in because its 2 straight minutes of total body exertion.
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