Nebraska coach reacts to IOC dropping wrestling

In this week’s web-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz goes outside of the conference to tackle the International Olympic Committee executive board’s decision to drop wrestling as an Olympic event, beginning in 2020. Lentz looks at the history of Olympic wrestling, touches on the Big Ten’s decorated history and is joined by Nebraska coach Mark Manning for an in-depth conversation about the news.

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Jonathan on 2/20/2013 @ 5:55pm EDT Said:

Glad there’s some sort of reaction from the wrestling community. Doesn’t seem right (dropping the sport).

Luke on 2/20/2013 @ 9:20pm EDT Said:

This decision is absolutely insane. It’s been an Olympic sport since before the Earth was young.