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#KeepOlympicWrestling COUNTDOWN - 6 days
Sept. 02, 2013, 9:13 a.m. (ET)6 days until the IOC vote in Buenos Aires...
6 - Bouvaisa Saitiev (Russia), SIX WORLD TITLES, 3x Olympic champ
6 - Sergei Beloglazov (USSR), SIX WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
6 - Christine Nordhagen (Canada), SIX WORLD TITLES
6 - Arsen Fadzaev (USSR), SIX WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
6 - Yayoi Urano (Japan), SIX WORLD TITLES
Fact - Wrestling was included in the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens, Greece, as well as the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Ga., USA in 1996.
Help us raise wrestling's profile for the next 10 days.
- Post your #TakeAStance photos on social media.
- Vote for wrestling in the Inside the Games poll
- Post on social media why you believe wrestling should be in the Olympics
Editor's Note: For 10 days, leading up to September 8, USA Wrestling will be doing a countdown until the IOC General Assembly vote concerning wrestling remaining on the Olympic program. The entire wrestling community is asked to be very active in its support of wrestling in social media and other platforms.