Some of the biggest figures in Iowa wrestling history are launching a campaign to save Olympic wrestling.
That's after the International Olympic Committee recommended the sport be dropped from the games in 2020.
Former and current University of Iowa wrestling coaches Dan Gable and Terry Brands, along with coach Doug Schwab of the University of Northern Iowa are spearheading the effort, along with Governor Terry Branstad.
The four will outline their plans at a news conference Friday afternoon at the State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines.
Iowa Senator Charles Grassley is co-sponsoring a resolution on Capitol Hill to express disapproval of the decision to drop wrestling from the Olympics.
Governor Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds Friday joined Iowa's Congressional Delegation in penning a letter to the International Olympic Committee asking them to reverse a decision that would eliminate wrestling from the Olympic Games.
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