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Jake Deitchler

Deitchler wrestled in Summer Olympics in Beijing, won first medal in an international meet

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Jake Deitchler expected to wrestle in the Olympics some day.

Deitchler's dream came true a few years early.

The 18-year-old, who won three state Class AAA high school titles for Anoka, became only the third high school athlete to make the United States Olympic wrestling team by winning the 145.5-pound Greco-Roman title at the U.S. Olympic trials in Las Vegas in June.


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