2 days until the IOC vote in Buenos Aires...
2 - (TWO-TIME OLYMPIC WRESTLING CHAMPIONS from the United States) - John Smith (1988, 1992), George Mehnert (1904, 1908), Bruce Baumgartner (1984, 1992).
Fact - Freestyle wrestler Bruce Baumgartner was the U.S. flagbearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Ga. in 1996.
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- Post on social media why you believe wrestling should be in the OlympicsEditor'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.