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  • 2024 Olympic Bid Leaders Gather at World Wrestling Championships -- ATRadio


    (ATR) IOC members and other leaders in sport involved in respective bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics are in the U.S. city of Las Vegas, Nevada this week.

    (L-R) USA Wrestling's Rich Bender, USOC chairman Larry Probst and L.A. 2024 chair Casey Wasserman (USOC)
    The 2015 World Wrestling Championships opened in Vegas on Sept. 7.

    Around the Rings editor Ed Hula is at the championships and spoke with Los Angeles 2024 bid chairman Casey Wasserman this week.

    The IOC set a Sept. 15 deadline for submission of bid applications for the 2024 Olympics.

    USA Wrestling, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Las Vegas Events are co-hosting the World Wrestling Championships, which will determine qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    United World Wrestling is streaming the event live on their website. Over 800 wrestlers from more than 90 countries are taking part in the event.

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