National wrestling championships to be held at University of Akron

More than 1,200 wrestlers at Akron U.

AKRON, OHio - USA Wrestling and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission are hosting for the fifth consecutive year the ASICS University and FILA Cadet National Wrestling Championships.

The event is taking place at the Louis and Freda Stile Athletic Field House at the University of Akron from April 20-23, 2011. It is expected to bring in more than 1,200 male and female wrestlers from all over the nation. The economic impact to the area is expected to be an estimated $850,000.

ASICS University athletes are 18 to 24 years of age (born 1987-1993) and will feature some of the nation's best mens and womens wrestlers from college wrestling programs as well as the U.S.Military team. FILA Cadet Nationals will feature many of the nations best high school wrestlers ages 15 to 17 years old, BORN ( 1994-1996). Both age divisions will compete in the Olympic wrestling styles of Greco-Roman and Freestyle.

Tickets may be purchased at the University of Akron, Stiles Athletic Field House.

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