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Jan 24 Harry Lester and Ken Snyder to go 'On the Mat' this week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Jan. 24, 2012, 10:18 a.m. (ET)
Harry Lester and Ken Snyder will go "On the Mat" this Wednesday, January 25.

"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 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

An archive of the show can be found on www.themat.tv.

E-mail radio@wrestlingmuseum.org with any questions or comments about the show.

Each week "On the Mat" will interview an Olympic wrestling hopeful leading up to the Olympic Trials in Iowa City on April 21-22. This week's interview is with Harry Lester.

Lester will compete in the Greco-Roman division at 145.5 pounds. He was a World bronze medalist in 2006 and 2007. Lester was also part of the 2007 Greco-Roman team that won the team World Championships -- the first in American history. He placed fifth at the 2011 World Championships.

Snyder will enter the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa on April 14, 2012. He was a Division II NCAA champion for Northern Iowa in 1974 and 1975. Snyder placed third at the Division I tournament in 1974 and fifth in 1975.
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