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October 1, 2013
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Orozco pleased with wrestling reversal

It didn’t take long for bad news to travel quickly after the International Olympic Committee voted to drop wrestling for the 2016 Olympics. Seven months since that shocking decision to cut out one of the pillars of the world event, the IOC decided last month to reinstate wrestling in 2020 in Tokyo. Wrestling won a majority of the votes with 49, but baseball, softball and squash were left out. “It felt pretty good to see the decision reversed,” said ex-Greenwave state wrestling champ Riley Orozco. “The Olympics is the highest platform that every wrestler dreams of competing at. With that …

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