Wrestling Wins! International Olympic Committee Votes to Keep Wrestling in the Olympics

On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to keep wrestling in the Olympics as a provisional sport in the 2020 and 2024 games.

The decision was made on the first ballot, as wrestling picked up 49 of the 95 votes, receiving the necessary majority right away.

For some of the articles on the decision, see below:

Link to the FILA article on the vote.

Link to USA response.

Link to Associated Press story.


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