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VIDEO: Former Cyclones in the Olympics: Jake Varner

Release: 07/25/2012
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AMES, Iowa - The opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics in London take place Friday.

This week, reporter John Walters visits with Iowa State coaches to talk about four recent or current Cyclones competing in London.

In 2010, under the direction of Head Wrestling Coach Kevin Jackson, Jake Varner capped an outstanding collegiate career with a 31-0 record and his second NCAA championship.  Varner will represent the United States in the 96kg (211.5 pounds) weight division in London.

Click the "play" link in the photo above or visit the embedded media player below to see the feature and other stories in this series.

Missed last weeks feature on current Iowa State staff members in the Olympics? Click here to see those video features. 

This is a preview of video content to come with the new, launching in early August. For more information about how to sign up for, click here.  


VIDEO: Jake Varner Olympic Feature


VIDEO: Lisa (Koll) Uhl Olympic Feature

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