Scott, a native of Waynesburg, Pa., had to win the Olympic Team Trials and beat Reece Humphrey and Shawn Bunch just to make the team.
Scott is the unlikeliest medal winner yet for the Americans. His bronze also meant that the U.S. wrestlers wouldn't come home with just one medal, the way they did in Beijing.
"It wasn't the medal I wanted, but I couldn't leave with nothing. I would not be denied a medal," Scott said.
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