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Dan Gable retirement celebration set

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- The University of Iowa has set the date for a retirement celebration for wrestling legend Dan Gable.

A reception and banquet will be held for the Hall of Fame coach at the Coralville Marriott Hotel on June 4.

The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

A program filled with memories and speakers will follow.

Gable, who is considered to be the best collegiate wrestling coach in history, was Iowa's head coach for 21 years.  His teams won 15 national team titles and compiled a 355-21-5 record.

More information on the celebration will be released in the coming weeks.

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