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Olympian In Charleston Fighting For Wrestling

By: Brandon Arroyo Email
By: Brandon Arroyo Email

CHARLESTON W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle spoke with WSAZ Friday about saving wrestling as an Olympic event.

Kurt Angle, an olympic gold medalist in wrestling (1996, Atlanta), has become the official spokesperson for TNA’s Save Olympic Wrestling campaign to reinstate wrestling as an Olympic sport for the 2020 Olympic Games.

The International Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee announced this February that wrestling was being dropped from the 2020 Olympic Games.

We talked to Kurt prior to his match with TNA in Charleston :


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