Photo Of The Day: Olympics Edition

American wreslter Jordan Burroughs and Iranian wrestler Sadegh Goudarszi on the medal stand Friday night, after Burrroughs beat Goudarszi to win the Gold Medal in the 74kg Wrestling division:

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Dave Schuler says:

    I hope the picture would have been the same had the finish been reversed. The picture illustrates the very best component of the Olympics: the Oympic Peace. I wish the nationalistic medal count race didn’t corrupt it.

  2. michael reynolds says:

    Nice. Hope it ends up being a preview of the future and not bitterly ironic.

  3. OzarkHillbilly says:

    @Dave Schuler: I suspect. @michael reynolds: Indeed.

    Oh… and can I note that neither of them are parading any flags?

  4. Ron Beasley says:

    The majority of the population of all countries are decent human beings – it’s the politicians and leaders that are the problem.

  5. DC Loser says:

    Fox News is gonna blow another gasket.

  6. Nikki says: