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Tag: Olympic uniforms

July
17th

USA Olympic wrestlers won’t be wearing local (Lakewood) singlets; that honor goes to Japan

If you’re looking for a local angle to the controversy over U.S. Olympic team uniforms being made in China, look toward Lakewood.

That’s where, for the past 42 years, a company called Matman Wrestling has designed and manufactured wrestling uniforms – with some of those uniforms having been worn, over the years, by Olympic athletes.

But not this year for Team USA.

According to a spokesman for the governing body – USA Wrestling in Colorado Springs, Colo. – the uniforms are being provided by a company called Asics.

Which is not from around here.

Asics, with an office in California,

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