By Brendan Stiles
IOWA CITY, Iowa — A statue of Iowa wrestling icon Dan Gable was unveiled outside Carver-Hawkeye Arena during a ceremony that took place Wednesday afternoon.
Below is video broken into two parts of Gable’s speech given shortly after the bronze statue was introduced to those on hand at the ceremony. Among those who spoke prior to the unveiling were UI president Sally Mason, Iowa athletics director Gary Barta and current Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena will host the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials, which take place this weekend.
DAN GABLE, PART ONE:
DAN GABLE, PART TWO: