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Eighteen-year-old Jacob Deitchler, the youngest Greco-Roman wrestler to make a U.S. Olympic team, will compete at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.


A three-time Minnesota state champion, Jake, qualified at trials in Las Vegas, winning a spot on the team on June 14. That date has special significance at White Earth, celebrated annually to commemorate the establishment of the reservation.

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