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Olympic champion swimmer Janet Evans supports Olympic wrestling

The Committee for the Preservation of Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) is releasing a series of public service announcements from a number of well-known celebrities who support the effort to Keep Wrestling in the Olympics.

These PSAs will be aired in numerous ways, including on major television networks, through online media platforms and at major wrestling and sports events and activities around the world.

Today’s PSA will feature Olympic champion long-distance swimmer Janet Evans. Evans competed in the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympic games winning a total of four gold medals. Evans also set seven world records throughout her career in three different events. Evans is considered by many to be the greatest female distance swimmer of all-time.

Other PSAs will feature:
· Legendary Olympic champion swimmer Mark Spitz
· Olympic gymnastics champions Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci
· Hall of Fame baseball manager Tommy Lasorda
· Professional boxing legends Armando Muniz and Carlos Palomino

Each day this week, CPOW will post one of these PSAs on the USA Wrestling YouTube Channel for the world to see and for fans to enjoy.

Additional PSAs are currently in production and will be released when completed. Included will be a number of celebrities from the entertainment industry and other walks of life.

The PSA series is being produced by Chuck Ashman of SMA Global.
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