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New Ulm wrestler loses Olympic spot, gets it back

New Ulm native Ali Bernard, who was defeated in a qualifying match at the U.S. Olympic wrestling trials in April, has been selected to the U.S. Olympic team after all. Bernard was picked after Stephany Lee, the wrestler who beat her at the Olympic trials in Iowa City, was thrown off the U.S. team after a positive drug test.
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New Ulm native Ali Bernard, who was defeated in a qualifying match at the U.S. Olympic wrestling trials in April, has been selected to the U.S. Olympic team after all. Bernard was picked after Stephany Lee, the wrestler who beat her at the Olympic trials in Iowa City, was thrown off the U.S. team after a positive drug test.

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