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Wrestlers to protest Olympic ruling

Updated: February 20, 2013, 7:16 PM ET
Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran -- Wrestlers from the world's top wrestling nations plan to lie on their mats Thursday in Tehran in a unique show of unity to protest a decision by the International Olympic Committee to drop wrestling from the 2020 games.

Csaba Hegedus, a senior official with the international wrestling federation, announced the decision at a meeting attended by officials from the world's top wrestling countries late Wednesday in Tehran.

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