With no official comment from the International Olympic Committee on depriving wrestling of its Olympic status experts and fans continue to guess. Some are suggesting conspiracy.
Vladimir Uruimagov, who has coached two Olympic champions in Greco-Roman wrestling — heavyweight Khasan Baroev, who won in Athens in 2004, and London 2012 champion in 84 kg category Alan Khugaev, suspects gay activists to be behind the move.
“If they expel wrestling now, that means that gays will soon run the whole world,” the R-Sport agency quotes Uruimagov as saying. “It turns out this committee is headed by representatives of these minorities.”
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