#KeepOlympicWrestling COUNTDOWN â€“ 3 days
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3 days until the IOC vote in Buenos Aires...
3 â€“ Alexander Medved (USSR), Alexander Karelin (Russia), Saori Yoshida (Japan), Kaori Icho (Japan), Bouvaisa Saitiev (Russia), Artur Taymazov (Uzbekistan), Carl Westergren (Sweden) â€“ 3 TIME OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS
Fact â€“ The modern Summer Olympic Games have been held in the USA four times (1904 St. Louis, 1932 Los Angeles, 1984 Los Angeles, 1996 Atlanta). In these Summer Games, the USA won 47 Olympic wrestling medals, including 22 golds, 16 silvers and 9 bronzes.
Help us raise wrestling's profile for the next 10 days.
â€¢ Post your #TakeAStance photos on social media.
â€¢ Vote for wrestling in the Inside the Games poll Click Here
â€¢ Post on social media why you believe wrestling should be in the Olympics
Editorâ€™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.