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Dan Gable, legendary wrestler and coach, will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, January 26.
“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at www.kcnzam.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:05 – 6:00 PM CST on AM 1650, The Fan.
Gable was the head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa from 1977-1997. His teams won 15 NCAA team titles in 21 years and compiled a 355-21-5 dual meet record. As a wrestler, Gable was an NCAA champion for Iowa State in 1968 and 1969. He won the 1972 Olympics in freestyle wrestling without surrendering a point.
Gable recently retired from the University of Iowa as an administrator. This show will focus on his career and legacy in wrestling.