Kirk Douglas Cameron
Kirk Douglas Cameron

I think if anything is removed it should be the Horse jumping what ever they call it. It was just added a few year back. Wrestling been in the Olympics a lot longer then something you do on a horse......sit.

Lana Moss-Black
Lana Moss-Black

Wrestling is a very important to my family. I think most wrestlers ultimate goal is to make it it the Olympics. It has been there since the start. Lets keep it and not crush dreams.

Tara Underwood
Tara Underwood

My son is 8 and already in his 3 year of wrestling. He loves the sport and all it has taught him. He should be able to have the same dream as every other boy who one day wants to go to the Olympics. This sport teaches so much about them selves and sportsmanship.

Darrell Otto
Darrell Otto

The IOCC could always get rid of ball gymnastics...

Alan Baldwin
Alan Baldwin

I was involved in Olympic freestyle wrestling for 25 years at all levels Wrestler, Coach, Referee, and administration, if it had not been for wrestling I would probably have taken the wrong route in life, it's a great sport, fantastic for kids. What is going to happen to these kids when there is no longer an ultimate goal to reach, what will happen to the sport? I'll tell you it will die. wrestling is the foundation sport of the Olympic Games and what happens when you remove the foundations...

I was involved in Olympic freestyle wrestling for 25 years at all levels Wrestler, Coach, Referee, and administration, if it had not been for wrestling I would probably have taken the wrong route in life, it's a great sport, fantastic for kids. What is going to happen to these kids when there is no longer an ultimate goal to reach, what will happen to the sport? I'll tell you it will die. wrestling is the foundation sport of the Olympic Games and what happens when you remove the foundations the rest will fall. Is this the start of a carefully laid plan to only have sports that attract money? Please IOC think again there are many thousands of followers you are doing a great disservice to the people all over the world who love this sport.

Victoria Cross
Victoria Cross

We get so see elite wrestling every flour years. I could care less about beach volleyball, volleyball and ping pong. We see the elite tennis players pretty much every tournament, and although I LOVE baseball, it doe not belong in the Olympics. Keep wrestling and dump one of the new "sports" instead.

Maria Briscese
Maria Briscese

I'm personally not a big fan of wrestling, but it's been a part of the Olympics from the very beginning. These athletes have worked very hard

David Finkelstein
David Finkelstein

If Biathalon, Curling and riding a horse are appropriate, surely wrestling is. It is a noble sport: The Greeks gods wrestled each other.

Tom Iddison
Tom Iddison

Olympics without wrestling?
Ludicrous.
I do not agree with Soccer, etc, being added. The Olympics were about individuals excelling in solo disciplines and being raised as Champions.
Diluting such spectacles with modern sports which already dominate such a wide arc of the sporting world in favour of traditional events is a sad indictment on our attitudes. Money money money.

Doron Zifrony
Doron Zifrony

It is news to me that the IOC is considering to remove wrestling from the Olympic games. I don't know what are their reasons. I assume it is because these competitions do not get top ratings as other fields of sport, e.g.: the 100 meter sprint. However, there are other fields who are less popular and remain on the program. Wrestling has been one of the older sport fields, coming from ancient Greece and Rome. I think these competitions need to remain in the Olympic games regardless of...

It is news to me that the IOC is considering to remove wrestling from the Olympic games. I don't know what are their reasons. I assume it is because these competitions do not get top ratings as other fields of sport, e.g.: the 100 meter sprint. However, there are other fields who are less popular and remain on the program. Wrestling has been one of the older sport fields, coming from ancient Greece and Rome. I think these competitions need to remain in the Olympic games regardless of ratings. BTW, the broadcasters decide on the ratings, since they decide what to present to us, the viewers. Countries who send wrestlers to the games are interested in the competitions. Other countries, less so. None the less, the competitions need to remain on the program.

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