Wrestling wins IOC vote for place in 2020 Olympics

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Associated Press

Posted on September 8, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Updated Sunday, Sep 8 at 10:06 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after losing its spot.

It beat two other sports in a vote by the International Olympic Committee.

Wrestling received 49 votes, while a combined baseball-softball bid got 24 and squash 22.

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