Governor Terry Branstad is launching a campaign to keep wrestling an Olympic sport after the International Olympic Committee announced its recommendation to drop it.
The effort announced at the Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament is called "Let's Keep Wrestling."
University of Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands says the push is on to keep wrestling in the Olympics:
Brands says there's not a lot of time to convince the I-O-C to change their minds:
Branstad and each member of Iowa's congressional delegation also have signed a letter to the IOC describing the importance of wrestling to Iowans and the Olympics.
CBS and Associated Press contributed to this story.