Columbus Dispatch: Brown lifts wrestlers’ cause

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Columbus Dispatch: Brown lifts wrestlers’ cause

Senator Sherrod Brown spoke today at the Ohio Regional Training Center in Columbus urging the International Olympic Committee to rescind its decision to knock wrestling out of the Olympics after the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro. Lou Rosselli, the center’s head coach, said Brown’s efforts lifted the cause “up on a platform.”

“Wrestling in America is huge,” Rosselli said at a news event today.

That theme, which Brown echoed, seemed to set the tone for the event.

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