Iowa-Wisconsin Wrestling Dual canceled by Badgers medical staff

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The Iowa-Wisconsin Wrestling Dual scheduled for Sunday has been canceled by the Wisconsin medical staff.

The Big Ten Conference made the announcement Friday night.

Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta said the Hawkeyes have been cleared to return to action.

This weekend's meet was the last before the Big Ten championships in March.

Full statement from the University below:

The Big Ten Conference announced Friday that Sunday’s dual at Wisconsin will no longer be held as scheduled following a decision to cancel by the Wisconsin medical staff.


“The University of Iowa medical staff, using Big Ten and institutional guidelines, has cleared the Iowa Wrestling team to return to competition. Coach Brands and his team returned to full in-person activities Thursday. We are disappointed in the decision to cancel Sunday’s dual.”


“Our medical team did their job to the nth degree. We have been diligent. We have followed protocol. We have the green light to compete from our medical professionals and per Big Ten Conference protocol.”

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