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Wrestling wins IOC vote for place in 2020 Olympics

  • Don Porter, president of the International Softball Federation, speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Don Porter, president of the International Softball Federation, speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Narayana Ramachandran of India, president of the World Squash Federation (WSF), speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Narayana Ramachandran of India, president of the World Squash Federation (WSF), speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Antonio Castro, right, son of Cuba's Fidel Castro and member of the World Baseball Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Antonio Castro, right, son of Cuba's Fidel Castro and member of the World Baseball Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Don Porter, president of the International Softball Federation, speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Narayana Ramachandran of India, president of the World Squash Federation (WSF), speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Antonio Castro, right, son of Cuba's Fidel Castro and member of the World Baseball Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), speaks during the sports' presentation during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. During the meeting members will elect a new sport choosing between wrestling, squash and baseball, that is presenting a joint bid with softball.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Wrestling was reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after losing its spot.

It beat two other sports in a vote yesterday by the International Olympic Committee.

Wrestling received 49 votes, while a combined baseball-softball bid got 24 and squash 22.

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