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#KeepOlympicWrestling COUNTDOWN – 4 days
4 days until the IOC vote in Buenos Aires...
4 – Mijain Lopez (Cuba), 4 WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
4 – John Smith (USA), 4 WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
4 – Islam Dugushiev (USSR), 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Tricia Saunders (USA) 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Ibrahim Javadin (Iran), 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Huseyin Akbas (Turkey), 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Anna Gomis (France), 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Vladimir Yumin (USSR), 4 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
4 – Soslan Andiev (USSR), 4 WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
4 – Levan Tediashvili (USSR), 4 WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
4 – Yuji Takada (Japan), 4 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
4 – Gudrun Hoeie (Norway), 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Sergei Kornilaev (Russia), 4 WORLD TITLES
4 – Aleksandr Ivanitsky (USSR), 4 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
Fact – Wrestling has been in 27 of the 28 Summer Olympic Games in modern times, and will be in the next Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016.
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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.