Statue of Wrestling Legend Dan Gable Unveiled Outside of Carver

Former Hawkeye Wrestling Coach and wrestling legend Dan Gable speaks during the dedication of a seven foot tall bronze statue of himself Wednesday, April 18, 2012 outside of Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Gable won fifteen NCAA Championships and 21 Big Ten titles in 21 years as the Head Coach at Iowa. (Brian Ray/The Gazette-KCRG)

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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A bronze statue of wrestling legend Dan Gable was unveiled outside of Carver Hawkeye Arena today.

The statue is 7 feet tall and was actually created by the same sculptor who made the Nile Kinnick statue. Gable led Iowa to 15 NCAA championships, and says he's honored.
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