Russian lawmaker, ruling United Russia Party member, three-time Russian Olympic champion Alexander Karelin, former wrestler, listens during a parliament session in Moscow, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Karelin noted in an interview with Vyes' Sport that Russians and Soviets have won 77 gold medals. "It's understandable that a lot of people didn't like this," Karelin said. "I'm not a supporter of conspiracy theory, but it seems to me that the underlying cause here is obvious." While wrestling will be included at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, it was cut from the games in 2020, which have yet to be awarded to a host city. (AP Photo)

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Russian lawmaker, ruling United Russia Party member, three-time Russian Olympic champion Alexander Karelin, former wrestler, listens during a parliament session in Moscow, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Karelin noted in an interview with Vyes' Sport that Russians and Soviets have won 77 gold medals. "It's understandable that a lot of people didn't like this," Karelin said. "I'm not a supporter of conspiracy theory, but it seems to me that the underlying cause here is obvious." While wrestling will be included at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, it was cut from the games in 2020, which have yet to be awarded to a host city. (AP Photo)
Russian lawmaker, ruling United Russia Party member, three-time Russian Olympic champion Alexander Karelin, former wrestler, listens during a parliament session in Moscow, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Karelin noted in an interview with Vyes' Sport that Russians and Soviets have won 77 gold medals. "It's understandable that a lot of people didn't like this," Karelin said. "I'm not a supporter of conspiracy theory, but it seems to me that the underlying cause here is obvious." While wrestling will be included at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, it was cut from the games in 2020, which have yet to be awarded to a host city. (AP Photo)
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