Report: Penn State to host 2020 wrestling Olympic Team Trials

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Correction: USA Wrestling has not formally announced a World Team Trials location according to our media partner the Centre Daily Times.

Flowrestling cites documents dated on April 5, 2019 naming State College, Pennsylvania, as the location for the Olympic Team Trials.

Original Story:

Penn State has put out some of the most competitive wrestlers in the United States and now those guys will have the chance to secure olympic berths in front of the home crowd.

USA Wrestling announced the dates, location and qualifying procedures for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

According to a report by Flowrestling, Penn State will host the trials on April 4 and 5 in 2020.

A number of former Penn State wrestlers are in the hunt for Olympic berths each cycle.

Fomer Penn State standouts who have qualified recently for the Olympics include Frank Molinaro (2016),  assistant wrestling coach Jake Varner (2012) and head wrestling coach Cael Sanderson (2004).

Hodge trophy winner David Taylor is coming off of his first world championship as well.

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