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Gable reacts to Wrestling being put on IOC short list

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The sport of Wrestling Wednesday cleared its first major hurdle in its quest to get back on the 2020 Olympic program.

Now it's future comes down to one vote in September.

Three months after being dropped from the 2020 Olympics, Wrestling made the International Olympic Committee shortlist for inclusion in the games.

Also making the cut were squash and a combined baseball-softball bid.

Those sports-- will now go before the full ioc assembly for a final decision on September. 8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The sport of Wrestling made some changes to make itself more appealing--- Olympic Wrestling legend Dan Gable who has been fighting to keep the sport in the Olympics talked about today's decision.

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