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Iowa City tabbed as a finalist for 2012 Olympic Wrestling Trials

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Carver Hawkeye Arena has been tabbed as one of 3 finalists to possibly host the 2012 Olympic Weightlifting and Wrestling Trials.  The trials will be held in April 2012.

Council Bluffs and Columbus, Ohio were chosen as the other 2 finalist sites.

As part of the next step, the Iowa City bid committee will be invited to make an in-person presentation to USA Wrestling in mid-January.  The site of the 2012 trials will then be announced on January 17.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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