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Wrestling => International => Topic started by: a guest on July 19, 2012, 10:29:25 AM

Title: Little country with small GDP and want to do well in the Olympics?
Post by: a guest on July 19, 2012, 10:29:25 AM
Wrestle!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/07/18/the-political-forecasters-guide-to-winning-the-olympics/

Title: Re: Little country with small GDP and want to do well in the Olympics?
Post by: TobusRex on July 19, 2012, 01:35:18 PM
Wrestle!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/07/18/the-political-forecasters-guide-to-winning-the-olympics/

Interesting, but I'd argue the point that there are a few dominant countries in wrestling. Russia, of course. Iran is usually good. And the USA of course. In women's wrestling don't the Japanese pretty much own everybody else?

Anyway, I like to see the little countries do well. Good luck to them.
Title: Re: Little country with small GDP and want to do well in the Olympics?
Post by: brycemus on July 19, 2012, 01:41:56 PM
a few of the former Soviet Republics are able to field solid individuals
Title: Re: Little country with small GDP and want to do well in the Olympics?
Post by: mspart on July 19, 2012, 02:31:44 PM
Sushil Kuuuuuuuuuumaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrr.   Oh wait, that's a big country.

mspart