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Famous state wrestlers on hand as Assembly passes Olympic wrestling resolution

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MADISON - Some of Wisconsin's most famous wrestlers were on hand today, when the state Assembly voted unanimously to ask that the sport not be dropped from the Olympics.

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Lawmakers approved a resolution calling on the International Olympic Committee to keep a sport that's been a part of the modern Games since 1896. In February, the IOC's executive board recommended dropping wrestling from the 2020 Games.

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