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Jun 2011

2012 Olympic Games Athlete Selection Procedures

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Whenever you are watching the Olympics on TV do you ever wonder “How do those athletes get there or what did they have to endure to become an Olympian”?   Click below to find out just how difficult it is to become an Olympian!  These documents provide complete information on the U.S. Olympic Team selection process, including eligibility and Olympic Trials qualification procedures as stated by the United States Olympic Committee.

Men’s Freestyle Selection Procedures

Men’s Greco Roman Selection Procedures


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Jun 2011

“Beyond the Walls”

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“Beyond the Walls, Reaching Tomorrow’s Wrestlers Today”….

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum has announced a new campaign to raise funds for key priorities now and into the future.

Click on the photo to learn more!


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Jun 2011

Did you know?

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  • Before point scoring was introduced, wrestling matches continued until one wrestler was finally forced to the ground.
  • Freestyle Wrestling developed in part from Catch as Catch Can, a variety of Wrestling that was popular in the 19th century and at fairs and festivals across the UK and the US.
  • The longest Wrestling contest in Olympic history occurred at Stockholm in 1912, when a middleweight match between Russia’s Martin Klein and Finland’s Alfred Asikainen went on for an amazing 11 hours.
  • At Tokyo 1964, Japan’s Osamu Watanabe ended his career undefeated by winning his 186th consecutive match to claim Olympic gold.
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Jun 2011

1st Annual Mighty Bluebird 5K Run!

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The 1st annual Mighty Bluebird 5K Run is this Saturday, June 11th!  See below to register.

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