Wrestlers from Team USA gather in Colorado Springs ahead of Summer Games

Posted at 7:10 PM, Jul 08, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS — Wrestlers from Team USA were at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs Monday. These wrestlers will be competing in the Summer Games in Paris.

News5 caught up with Kyle Snyder, a graduate from Coronado High School won won gold during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and silver in the Tokyo Olympics.

Snyder holds the record as the youngest American wrestler to win a Gold Medal in the Olympic Games. He says going into Paris, he thinks this year's wrestling group is one of the strongest teams to compete that he's seen so far.

"We could legitimately have six gold medalists on this team on any given day," said Snyder. "It's just fun being around people that are motivated and hungry to compete."

Snyder says he plans to wrestle his way and is not worrying about the competition ahead in Paris.


Seven people and five pets displaced after duplex fire Friday evening

Seven people and five pets are displaced after a duplex fire, according to the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD).

CSFD responding to a second alarm house fire on the south west side of the city

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